///    Minnesota Auto Mechanic Schools

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employers in the automotive service and repair industry prefer to hire individuals with formal training. Minnesota auto mechanic schools offer programs which may take between six months and one year to complete and cover topics in the fields of automotive, motorcycle and diesel technology. Many auto mechanic schools in Minnesota also offer online education options. Whether pursuing an online or campus-based program, students can anticipate coursework in suspensions and steering, automotive HVAC, fuel systems, transmission and engine repair and more.

Auto Mechanics

After completing a training program, students may go on to pursue certification in industry-specific areas. This certification is offered by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and is achieved by passing each exam in a series of tests. The BLS reports that automotive service technicians and mechanics in Minnesota earned a mean annual income of $38,610 in 2009, bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists earned $42,730 and automotive body and related repairers earned $47,660. Nationally, employment opportunities for automotive service technicians and mechanics is expected grow by five percent between 2008 and 2018, according to the BLS.

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

Minnesota NATEF Certified Diesel Mechanic Schools
NATEF is a not-for-profit organization that evaluates diesel technician training programs in Minnesota 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.

Minnesota 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 Minnesota against those standards developed by the US automotive industry and recommend those qualifying programs for accreditation by ASE.

Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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.

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

Minnesota 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.

Minnesota 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 Minnesota or elsewhere in North America.

Auto Mechanic Schools in Minnesota:

*This list may contain out-of-state and online schools that accept students from Minnesota .
Refine School Matches
Hide filters

    See More


    See More



    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Searching Searching ...

            Matching School Ads
            4 Program(s) Found
            Penn Foster , Online
            • Flexible Online Learning — Career programs designed for anytime learning.  Study when you have time and test when you feel ready.
            • Accredited and Supported — Regionally and nationally accredited programs with expert instructors available to answer your questions.
            • Affordable Tuition — 0% interest and low monthly payment plans.
            • Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
            • Founded in 1890 in Scranton, Pennsylvania    
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            2 Program(s) Found
            • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
            • Offers programs in psychology/social work, business management, medical billing, criminal justice, and more.
            • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
            • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            Copyright 2002-2015 QuinStreet, Inc. | Home | About Us | Updated Privacy | Terms Of Service | Contact us | FAQs | Sitemap
            TRUSTe online privacy certification