///    Iowa Auto Mechanic Schools

Students can learn the basics of the automotive service and repair industry, such as diagnostics, engine management systems, automotive HVAC, transmissions and more from programs offered at auto mechanic schools. In Iowa, these programs typically take between six months and one year to complete. Blending both hands-on and classroom-based instruction, training at auto mechanic schools prepares students to work in each of the major areas of the industry: automotive, motorcycle and diesel technology. Online education programs are a good choice for working professionals who wish to obtain a certificate or degree while continuing to work.

Students attending Iowa auto mechanic schools may also consider pursuing advanced certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). ASE certification is available in several areas, such as alternate fuels, truck equipment, collision repair, advanced engine performance and more. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), automotive service technicians earned a mean annual income of approximately $34,400 in May 2009. The BLS also notes automotive repair shops, dealerships, and parts and tire stores were the leading employers of automotive service technicians in 2009.

Iowa 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 Iowa which qualify for certification (accreditation) by ASE, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Iowa NATEF Certified Diesel Mechanic Schools
NATEF is a not-for-profit organization that evaluates diesel technician training programs in Iowa against those standards developed by the US diesel industry and recommend those programs which qualify for certification (accreditation) by ASE, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Iowa NATEF Certified Collision Repair / Autobody Technician Schools
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation is an organization that evaluates collision repair programs and autobody refinishing programs in Iowa against those standards developed by the US automotive industry and recommend those qualifying programs for accreditation by ASE.

Iowa 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 Iowa 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.

Iowa 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 Iowa and,at the same time, earns them an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology at a local, participating community school.

Iowa GM ASEP Participating Mechanic Schools
GM Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) allows GM dealerships and TSS ISCs to participate in programs that bring students together with their dealerships and service centers in GM ASEP incorporates advanced automotive technical training with a strong academic foundation of math, reading, and electronics, in both analytical and technical skills.

Iowa 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 Iowa or elsewhere in North America.


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

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