Find an accredited local trade school or technical college with mechanic training programs. Courses like automotive technology, aircraft repair and motorcycle maintenance are available in many locations.
Use the search application to choose a school near you.
Mechanic Trade School Career Path:
- If you’re still in high school, take all relevant trade, math and science courses!
- Earn high school diploma or GED.
- Take classes at an accredited trade school or community college.
- Earn your diploma or degree.
- Get more certifications in your specialty
Mechanic School Costs:
“There are a few different options for becoming a certified auto mechanic. They are either online, from a certificate program, or an associate’s degree program. After a certificate or diploma is received, there is the option to take the certification exam through the National Institute for Auto Service Excellence (NIASE).
- Certificate: 6 mo – 2 yr – $5,000-$20,000
- Degree: 2 yr full time – $10,000-$25,000“
Many available types of mechanic certification classes are available including:
- Aircraft Maintenance
- Diesel Technology
- Industrial Mechanics
- Marine Maintenance
- Motorcycle Maintenance
All programs are not available in all locations.
Trade Schools with Mechanic Training
All schools are not listed here, use the search application to find your local options.
- Arizona Automotive Institute
- Porter & Chester Institute
- Pittsburgh Technical College
- MMI Marine Mechanic Training
- Charter College
- Baker College
- Universal Technical Institute
- NY Automotive & Diesel Institute
- Lincoln Tech
- Remington College