Have you always been the person your friends and family turn to when a vehicle is in need of repairs? Throughout your life, oil changes, tire rotations, and engine tune-ups may have been a hobby. It could be your career.
Become a mechanic after graduating high school and see everything this exciting field has to offer. It all begins with coursework at Automotive Training Center, an automotive technician and mechanic school offering classes in Exton and Warminster.
A Highly In-Demand Field
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated that about 75,000 new technicians will be needed in the field each year for the next ten years to help offset retirements and meet demands for new job openings. As you can see, the automotive technician and mechanic field is expected to grow in the coming years.
College is not a fit for everyone. Trade schools have become increasingly popular over the last few years–and for good reason. You can graduate faster, hit the job market sooner, and not have as much debt as those who graduate college.
The ever-changing auto technician field now requires that technicians specialize in electrical systems and advanced technology, though there’s still plenty of value in learning how to turn a wrench.
Programs Offered at Our Automotive Technician and Mechanic School
Those who enroll at ATC have choices. There are many paths one can take to eventually become an experienced, knowledgeable auto technicians and mechanic.
The Automotive Technology program provides hands-on training, using the latest tools and procedures to understand a vehicle’s systems and parts. The main focus is on how to make repairs, diagnose issues, and keep cars in strong running shape.
ATC’s Automotive and Hi-Performance Technology program allows students to develop knowledge of engines and how to maximize performance.
We also offer Automotive and Diesel Technology, Collision Reconditioning Technology, and Marine Service Technology programs. Plus, with Automotive Technology classes available in the evening, you’re able to take classes based around your schedule at a time that may be more convenient.
Get Experience and Get Certified
Many students will graduate from Automotive Training Center, become mechanics, and enjoy a fruitful career. We have many graduates who strive to take things to the next level by becoming certified mechanics.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) affords you the opportunity to become a certified automotive mechanic. There are over 40 different ASE certification tests to take.
Once you’ve received ASE certification, there are many benefits. First off, you’re able to provide better, more knowledgeable service to drivers. Perhaps more importantly, it can mean increased earnings. Many dealerships and repair shops may only hire those who have ASE certifications, so becoming certified is well worth your time.
Visit Our Automotive Technician and Mechanic School for a Campus Tour Today
Have you recently graduated high school? Thinking about the next steps and where your life will take you? Become an auto technician and mechanic after graduating high school.
With locations in Exton and Warminster, Automotive Training Center is well-positioned to serve area high school graduates interested in seeking a career in the automotive industry. Contact us to schedule a campus tour!