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New! Automotive Technology Training


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utomotive service technicians and mechanics often work at gasoline stations, automotive stores and tire service centers while an overwhelming majority work for automobile dealers and the automotive repair and maintenance industry.


As the number of vehicles in use continues to rise, more entry-level service technicians are in demand. Every one of these technicians are important and essential to ongoing transportation needs in today's modern car-driven society. 


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Automotive Technology in the Workplace 

Employment of Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics is projected to grow 6% from 2016 to 2026. Estimated positions is 47,600. In May 2016, the median hourly wage for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics was $18.50 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 Workplace Excellence 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.
 

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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!


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Trades & Vocational Training
(240) 629-7903 • BuildingTrades@Frederick.edu


Source: BLS.gov