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Career Area: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-404-3
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Automotive Maintenance Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Automotive Technician
Powertrain Technician
Automotive Mechanic
Service Technician

Average Median Wage


Automotive Maintenance Technician Programs

This program gives an overview of essential servicing techniques including the testing, repairing and rebuilding of basic automotive systems. Graduates of this program have the skills necessary for entry-level employment at automotive repair facilities and retail service centers, or pursue diplomas or Associate of Applied Science degrees in two-year automotive programs. Special emphasis is placed on mechanical relationships and basic engine performance. Students will be able to apply the techniques learned in lecture in an automotive shop laboratory setting.