Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Washington DC

After students complete a program at an auto mechanic school in Washington DC, they can choose whether or not they want to pursue a certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Certification from ASE may have an impact on career opportunities so interested students should research the benefits ASE certification provides. Students who complete ASE certification can move onto become ASE-Certified Master Technicians. To qualify for ASE certification, automotive technicians must have two years of on-the-job training or one year of on-the-job training and a two-year degree in automotive repair. Professionals must retake the ASE test every five years to continue certification.

Career Outlook and Salary Expectations for Auto Mechanics in Washington DC

Take a look at the tables below to see career outlooks and salary averages for Washington DC.

Bus/Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

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

Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC 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.


  • Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm

Automotive Schools in Washington Dc

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

Showing schools in your area

Prefer exploring options talking to our staff?
Call toll free now: 1.855.330.6938
Matching School Ads
Automotive Technology
  • Pursue Your Passion At UTI And Get State-Of-The-Industry Training!
  • Financial Aid
Automotive Technology
Lincoln Tech , Columbia
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
Show more [+]
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • Designated as a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Offers several aviation maintenance programs, including engineering, electronics, helicopter, and avionics technology.
  • Tutoring and advising services are available to students at no additional cost.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 11 campuses across the United States, with locations in California, Virginia, Texas, Indianapolis, Florida, and more.
Show more [+]
BS in Aeronautics
  • Liberty University's online programs ranked in the top 5 of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level**
  • No standardized testing if you meet admission requirements
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned
Show more [+]
  • Accredited
  • Online Courses
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits