Welcome to Automotive Technology Training
Automotive Technology Training is a Continuing Education & Workforce Development program. Instruction, hands-on experience, and a 90-hour supervised externship deliver a working knowledge of vehicle operations and maintenance to prepare individuals for direct entry into the workforce.
New! Diesel Technician Training Program
Critical to our country’s infrastructure, trained diesel technicians and mechanics are in demand, earning nearly $53,000 a year with increasing opportunities in our area according to bls.gov. Acquire essential knowledge, important skills, and required experience necessary in today’s automotive industries in customized, hands-on training programs now enrolling through Frederick Community College. Classes start soon. Learn more >>
Automotive service technicians often work at automotive stores, tire service centers and service stations while an overwhelming majority work for automobile dealers and the automotive repair and maintenance industry. The number of vehicles in use and on the road today continues to rise. This is generating an increasing need for more entry-level service technicians as these cars and trucks require inspection, maintenance, and repairs. Join an industry where your skills and knowledge are important and essential to the ongoing transportation needs in today's modern car-driven society.
Automotive Technology in the Workplace
Employment of Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics is projected to remain steady through 2028. In May 2018, the median hourly wage in Maryland for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics was $24.00 an hour. Job opportunities for qualified jobseekers should be very good.
Automotive Technology Training Program
Enter the field by developing a working knowledge of vehicle operations and maintenance. Become familiar with key functions, critical components, tools and parts identification and use, as well as workplace safety guidelines. Understand service technician tasks and responsibilities while acquiring the knowledge and skills to assist experienced mechanics with repairs and maintenance. Participate in career discussions to develop an understanding of employer expectations in today's economy.
Additional Program Information
Instruction consists of classroom discussions as well as hands-on learning in training facilities and a fully-equipped mechanic shop under supervision (tools and materials are provided.) To prepare individuals for direct entry into the workforce, this Short Term Training Program can be completed in less than a year.
If you have any questions, please contact us to learn more about this dynamic, hands-on training program. We look forward to welcoming you to FCC!
Kathi Groover • Career & Technical Training Program Manager
(301) 624-2756 • CEBusiness@frederick.edu
Frederick Community College
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 624-2888 • CEInfo@frederick.edu