Automotive
Technology

Automotive service technicians and mechanics, often called service technicians or service techs, inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks. Over the next decade, job opportunities for qualified job-seekers should be very good.

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Median annual wages of Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics were $40,710 in 2019.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Career Paths
• Automotive Service Technician
• Automotive Body Repairer
• Automotive Glass Installer
• Parts Specialist
• Alternative Fuels Vehicle Tech
• Service Manager
• Tire Repairer and Changers
• Transportation Inspectors
• Detailer
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Automotive Technology students will disassemble and rebuild engines, diagnose problems with the aid of a computer while having the opportunity to earn their PA State Inspection and Emissions Certification.

Our Automotive Technology program is NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified and meets strict industry standards.

Certifications

• NATEF
• PA State Safety Inspection Mechanic
• PA State Emissions Inspector

Post-Secondary Opportunities

• CCAC
• Indiana University of PA
• Ohio Technical Institute
• Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
• Universal Technical Institute
• Wyo Tech

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