Meet current and future needs of the automotive service and manufacturing industries through Pennco Tech’s comprehensive Automotive Technology program.

Located at both our Bristol, PA and Blackwood, NJ campuses, our automotive technician training program focuses on fundamentals of tool and workplace safety, welding, electrical systems and circuitry, brakes, power trains, computerized engine diagnostics, combustion engine basics, reconditioning and more.

Our program helps prepare you to make the transition from school to work and obtain a job in the automotive industry. This automotive technician program helps you gain entry-level employment related to customer service and technical support, as well as repair, service or parts operations.

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Learn more today about automotive technology schools and our course schedules and availability for Pennco Tech’s Automotive Technology program

Automotive Technology Careers

If you are mechanically inclined and excited about restoring automotive functionality to a wide variety of vehicle makes and models, a career in automotive technology could be the right job path for you!

As an automotive technician, you have the opportunity to serve clients through a wide range of duties such as:1

  • Disassembling/reassembling vehicle parts
  • Explaining vehicle issues and repairs to clients
  • Identifying mechanical problems
  • Using testing equipment to ensure repairs are successful
  • Much more!

Job Outlook

The current average automotive tech salary is $38,470. Formal postsecondary training in automotive technology, particularly in advanced automotive technology such as hybrid fuel or computer systems, can enhance your search for auto tech jobs.2

For those already employed in the automotive industry but looking to advance their careers, formal training is the next best step. This program prepares students to obtain certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

ASE certification is the standard credential for service technicians that demonstrates competence and usually brings higher pay. In fact, many employers require their service technicians to become certified.3 Want to learn more about how the Automotive Technology program can prepare you for an automotive technology career? Check out this blog post!

1BLS.gov
2https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm
3https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm#tab-4