Research Sources of Additional Information: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

For more details about work opportunities, contact local automobile dealers and repair shops or local offices of the State employment service. The State employment service also may have information about training programs.

A list of certified automotive service technician training programs can be obtained from:

  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, 101 Blue Seal Dr., SE., Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175. Internet: http://www.natef.org

For a directory of accredited private trade and technical schools that offer programs in automotive service technician training, contact:

  • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201 Internet: http://www.accsct.org

For a list of public automotive service technician training programs, contact:

Information on automobile manufacturer-sponsored programs in automotive service technology can be obtained from:

  • Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES), 50 W. Big Beaver, Suite 145, Troy, MI 48084. Internet: http://www.ayes.org

Information on how to become a certified automotive service technician is available from:

  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), 101 Blue Seal Dr. SE., Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175. Internet: http://www.asecert.org

For general information about a career as an automotive service technician, contact: