Common Mechanic School Questions
Q & A
Mechanic School is an online resource of technical education training for students seeking careers as professional mechanics. We work to connect you to the right-fit mechanic school and program in your area.
We work with top automotive schools throughout the United States, including: Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Lincoln Technical Institute, WyoTech, IntelliTec College, Vatterott College, New York Automotive and Diesel Institute, and Nashville Auto-Diesel College. We help you narrow down these top options and connect you with your best-fit school.
Our schools offer mechanic programs in automotive, diesel, collision, marine, motorcycle, NASCAR tech, and aviation. Our schools also offer manufacturer-specific advanced training, like the BMW Service Technician Education Program (STEP).
The average duration of most mechanic programs is about 51 weeks and flexible class schedules allow you to work while in school. New sessions start throughout the year and program lengths vary by school, so contact us to talk about program options.
Financial aid is assistance from government and private sources to help you pay for school. Most students utilize a combination of aid types, such as grants, scholarships, and student loans. Financial aid may be available to you, so contact us to talk about your financial aid options.
There will be approximately 1,308,500 jobs in the collision, automotive, motorcycle, and marine industries in the United States by the year 2018. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that hourly earnings for the middle 50% of skilled industry technicians can range from $12.10 to $23.58 per hour. The same source reports that top industry employees may average $25.41 – $30.17 per hour and more.
Requirements vary by school, but most schools require a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) to apply. Contact us to find the requirements for the schools in your area. If you need to obtain your GED, here is a helpful link to online resources to get started: http://www.gedtestingservice.com/ged-testing-service..