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Automotive and Engine Repair

If you have an interest in cars and trucks, and want a career working with them, take the first step with one of Penn Foster's online automotive and engine repair training programs. These affordable programs are all offered completely online, and can be taken at your own pace. From diesel mechanics to small engine repair, browse which training option is right for you.

AVG SALARY*

$44,100/yr

NUMBER OF JOBS*

179,700

JOB GROWTH*

2%

Our Proven Automotive and Engine Repair Learning Model

Empowering students to reach their professional goals

Flexible

  • Self-paced
  • Online
  • Start anytime

Interactive

  • Digital study guides
  • Dynamic online practice
  • Video and audio content

Supportive

  • Career Services
  • Live support
  • Academic guidance

Connected

  • Credentialed Instructor assistance
  • Student Services
  • Student Community

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Resources to help you choose the right automotive program for you.

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Which is right for you?

Need help deciding which level of program to pursue?

Career Certificate

  1. Typically takes less than 6 months to complete
  2. Focus on job-specific skills needed for success in certain occupations
  3. For people looking to update their skills or pursue an interest in a field

Career Diploma

  1. Time to complete can vary depending on the program
  2. Provides the skills to prepare an individual to move to a new career path
  3. Help you prepare for industry recognized certifications

Looking for automotive training for your workers?

Penn Foster currently works with hundreds of leading employers to meet their unique organizational needs.
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Automotive Student Stories

Penn Foster’s automotive and engine repair training programs help students prepare for the next step in their career path. These programs have helped recent graduates learn at their own pace, find new jobs, and qualify for promotions. Learn more about their experiences and how Penn Foster worked for them.
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Alberto S.

Automotive Repair Technician Graduate, 2021

"Everyday I am a student at my job, but at least I have references and there is always something I remember in the back of my head from school."

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Sources:

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. "Automotive Body and Glass Repairers." Occupational Outlook Handbook. Accessed June 7, 2021. 

Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.