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So You Want to Be an Auto Mechanic

Vehicles will continue to be our main mode of transport for quite some time. This is even if you take onto account environmental concerns, and the fact that oil reserves are finite. Since vehicles are our favorite mode of transport for work and leisure there are plenty of them out there ranging from brand new down to tired old workhorses that are battered and dented with maybe hundred thousand miles on the clock. All of these vehicles need regular surviving to keep them working quietly and efficiently.

Regular servicing prevents breakdowns and larger repair bills at a later date. These services also help to keep a vehicle safe by replacing worn parts such as brake pads, mufflers, tires, and topping up essential fluids such as water, oil, and brake fluid. Increasingly, cars now use electronic components that periodically fail. Auto mechanics need to complete training via traditional or online schooling in order to be able to recognize the symptoms and replace relevant components. As an auto mechanic, you would be helping to provide a service to ensure that people have reliable vehicles that are safe to drive.

There are many places that employ auto mechanics such as commercial repair shops, companies that run in house fleets of cars for their employees, hire car firms, roadside breakdown services, mobile mechanics, the military, police, and taxi firms. It is also a skill that is international; a car works just the same in Australia as it does here, so these skills are highly transferable across borders.



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            Automotive Technology
            • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
            • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
            • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
            • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
            • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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            Automotive Technician (11-Month Diploma Program)
            UEI College , Gardena
            • Dedicated to providing  career training since 1975.
            • Has 13 campus locations in Southern California and a campus in Morrow, GA.
            • Provides flexible class times including weekends.
            • Offers curriculum that ranges from 8 month diploma programs to 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree programs.
            • Has admissions professionals available to help students decide which diploma or degree program they should pursue.
            • Gives job placement assistance strengthened by relationships with local employers.
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            Automotive Technology - Evening
            • Programmatic accreditation from the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
            • Offers several program start dates throughout the year.
            • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
            • 2 campuses located in Warminster and Exton, Pennsylvania.
            • Originally founded in 1917 as a division of Spring Garden College in Philadelphia.
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            Automotive Technician
            IntelliTec College , Colorado Springs
            • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
            • Voted one of the Best Technical Colleges in 2014 by The Gazette’s “Best of the Springs” magazine.
            • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2005.
            • Features public salons and massage clinics where students can get real-world experience.
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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            Automotive Service Technician
            • Offers several program options in healthcare and wellness, skilled trades, and business.
            • Provides career assistance services including resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, and professional partnerships with regional employers for employment opportunities.
            • Classes start every month.
            • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) for the San Antonio branch.
            • 5 campuses in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, McAllen, San Antonio, and Weslaco.
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            Automotive

            At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won't just train for a career. You'll train for success. The hands-on training and high-tech skills you'll get at UTI can put you on the fast track toward a rewarding career as a professional technician. Across the nation, you'll find UTI-trained technicians working in great jobs with leading manufacturers, dealerships and repair shops. 

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            Automotive Technology - Diploma
            • PUT YOUR CAREER IN GEAR
            • If you enjoy working with your hands and are looking for a rewarding career, contact Advanced Technology Institute, located in Virginia Beach, VA!
            • ATI offers NATEF/ASE Master Certified Automotive Technology programs, is approved for Veterans, and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify and graduate employment services are also offered. 
            • Train to be a technician in the transportation or climate control fields, Contact ATI today!
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            Automotive Technology

            When you come to Western Technical College, you will find yourself surrounded by like-minded individuals. Your classmates and friends are just as passionate about building a successful career as you are. Your instructors are totally dedicated to your success.

             

            Everybody will work with you to allow you to successfully pursue a career in your chosen field. Each program is designed to train inexperienced students for entry-level employment or to upgrade skills for experienced professionals.

             

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            At Western Technical College, “Welcome” is much more than simply a greeting. It is a belief that is embodied by each and every staff member — from the first time you contact us, through graduation and throughout your career.

             

            We attract students from Ciudad Juarez, just across the border in Chihuahua, Mexico as well as Las Cruces, New Mexico, just an hour north. Being so close to Fort Bliss, we also provide career training for our military veterans.

             

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            Provide quality training and education in a caring, professional environment that prepares new students and working adults with the skills they need to succeed and advance in their chosen careers.

             

            Degree - Aviation Maintenance Technology
            • Many programs require externships, allowing students to gain real-world experience.
            • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1984.
            • Offers 22 accelerated, career-focused program options including business administration, medical assisting, and more.
            • Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
            • 11 campuses across California, with an online division as well.
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