///    Connecticut Auto Mechanic Schools

In Connecticut, auto mechanic schools offer training in the diagnosis and repair of automobiles, trucks and motorcycles. Programs typically take between six months and a year to complete, but some community colleges offer two-year associate degree programs. Employed mechanics may value the flexibility of online education to gain training in advanced specialties such as brakes and suspensions, automotive HVAC, body repair, and fuel systems.

Auto Mechanics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that employers prefer applicants who have graduated from formal automotive training programs. Auto mechanic schools in Connecticut can help you fulfill this requirement. You can also boost your credentials by passing National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exams for automobile, trucks, parts specialist, engine machinist, service consultant or collision repair and refinish. According to BLS, Connecticut automotive service technicians and mechanics earned a mean annual wage of $42,700 in May 2009; bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists earned $46,190; and auto body repair technicians earned $46,620. The most job opportunities in the state may be found in automotive repair and maintenance garages, automobile dealerships and automotive parts stores.

Connecticut NATEF Certified Mechanic Schools
NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) is an independent organization whose mission is to evaluate automotive technician programs against those standards developed by the US automotive industry and recommend those programs in Connecticut which qualify for certification (accreditation) by ASE, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Connecticut AYES Affiliated Mechanic Schools
Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) is a partnership incorporating participating automotive manufacturers, dealers, and selected high schools & tech prep schools in Connecticut This partnership designed to encourage young people to consider careers in retail automotive service, and get them ready for entry-level career positions or further studies in automotive technology.

Connecticut Ford ASSET Participating Mechanic Schools
The Ford ASSET program provides its students with on-the-job training at a Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealership in Connecticut and,at the same time, earns them an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology at a local, participating community school.

Connecticut BMW STEP Program Participating Schools
The STEP program at BMW is designed with the purpose of developing a high quality service technician force, to be employed at one of the many BMW centers in Connecticut or elsewhere in North America.

Auto Mechanic Schools in Connecticut:

*This list may contain out-of-state and online schools that accept students from Connecticut .
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