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Auto Repair Technician Career Diploma

Pursue a Career as an Auto Repair Technician​

Take your first step toward a career as an auto mechanic - with Penn Foster Career School. You'll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work in settings like repair shops, car dealerships, or even your own garage. With our online Auto Repair Technician program, you learn at your own pace, on your own time - at an affordable price!

Prepare to Take the ASE Certification Exam​s

The Penn Foster Career School Automative Repair Technician Program was developed by ASE Master Technicians and leading experts in the field of automotive technology. You'll learn relevant skills and study the subjects that can help prepare you for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification exams. Through interactive content, video animations, terminology challenge games, recorded lectures, and optional real-world practical exercises, you can train at home on your own time, at a pace that’s right for you.
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Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Self-Paced
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
Dedicated Success Coaches
You're guided by Certified Instructors, Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants, and Student Support Staff - all working to help you succeed.
Video Resources
Video Resources
Students enrolled in the Auto Repair Tech Career Diploma Program are eligible for discounted rates on online how-to videos from the Classic Car Restoration Club.
Set your goals
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.
Accreditation
Proven Reputation
With 45,000 graduates in our High School, Career School, and College in 2016, as well as our regional and national accreditation, you know you're in good hands!
Connect
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Auto Repair students as part of the​ Penn Foster Community.
Work Experience Option
Upon completion of your Auto Repair Technician program, the self-arranged Work Experience Option allows you to seek out and gain experience as an auto mechanic with an employer near you. Though this is not required for program completion, this optional exercise allows you to gain practical, hands-on experience in a real-world work environment.
Prepare for Industry Certifications
Student Experience
A Customized Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other!
Developed by ASE Master Technicians
Your curriculum is structured to help you prepare for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Tests, covering engine repair, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, and electrical/electronic systems.
In addition, graduates of the program can receive up to two ASE Certification Practice test vouchers - so you can practice for your exam at no cost!
Penn Foster Auto Repair Technician Curriculum
Snap-on Student Excellence Program
Snap-on Tools Student Discount
Students enrolled in the Auto Repair Technician program are eligible to participate in the Snap-on Student Excellence Program. This program allows students in trades and technology education programs to purchase high-quality Snap-on tools at a preferred student discount.

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

Tuition
With our flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your online Auto Repair Technician training today.​ What's more, a Penn Foster graduate, you will receive up to two ASE Certification practice test vouchers so you can feel confident about what you’ve learned before taking the actual exam.
  • I've been wrenching for 7 years so I'm familiar with cars, just not a lot of the more technical stuff; so when I started the program, everything just started to make sense, and was very easy for me to understand.
    Dave G.
    Auto Repair Technician Graduate
  • I am very satisfied with the program that I completed at Penn Foster. Penn Foster Career School fulfilled everything they promised me in all aspects of taking this program.
    Larry S.
    Auto Repair Technician Graduate
  • Penn Foster cares about the student body and they want to see each and every one of us grow and be successful. I am absolutely honored to be a part of an organization like Penn Foster.
    Douglas B.
    Auto Repair Technician Graduate
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