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Modern Apprentice for Light Repair and Maintenance With Unlimited Potential
Are you a Dislocated Worker?
There has never been a better time for you to jump start a new career! We’re seeking high quality, motivated candidates inspired to learn a new trade with incredible advancement opportunities.
Do you want:
The opportunity to bring your skills and previous work history to employers searching for talent today?
The chance to jump-start a new career, earn while you learn, gain credentials, and grow in-demand skills in the growing, high-tech auto service industry?
A competitive salary for entry-level auto techs that offers security, stability, and career pathways leading to earnings of $45k to $60k after year one?
The ability to increase income and career potential as you grow and learn?
The Missouri Division of Workforce Development and Franklin Apprenticeships present AutoMOtive! Apprenticeships, an innovative program to help dislocated workers secure exciting new jobs in the automotive industry. This unique program allows you to begin earning competitive, full-time wages from your first day on the job. As you advance through our specially designed development program, your wages increase with every milestone achieved.
Do you have:
Strong Customer Service Skills?
Strong Communication Skills?
A Solid Work Ethic?
Good Diagnostic Skills?
If you answered yes to these questions, then becoming an Automotive Service Technician is the perfect opportunity for you! Let us work with you to equip you for success on a promising career path. At the end of this program, you’ll have everything you need to achieve success in a rock-solid and growing industry.
Discover what you’ll learn while earning a competitive salary:
Automotive safety procedures and practices
Automotive tools and equipment identification, use, and care
Basic automotive skills, procedures, and practices required for entry into a working automotive service center
Brake system component identification, inspection, repair, and replacement
Engine component identification and service
Engine performance systems service including fuel systems, ignition systems, and emission systems
Electrical systems safety, designs, and functions
Electrical system testing, diagnosis, service, and repair
AutoMOtive! Apprenticeships connect education and work simultaneously. Apprentices take classes while they are working, combining theoretical and hands-on learning. Upon completion, apprentices earn industry-recognized ASE certification and nationally-recognized credential from the U.S. Department of Labor. Additionally, apprentices will be able to fulfill the following Automotive Technician Responsibilities at the end of their program:
Perform maintenance and repair on customer vehicles.
Identify problems with vehicles using the diagnostic equipment.
Explain automotive repairs and issues and provide great customer service.
Plan repair procedures using charts manuals and experience.
Test the functionality of parts and systems
Perform basic auto care and maintenance tasks such as oil changes, fluid level checks, and tire rotation.
Repair and replace brake pads, wheel bearings, sensors, and other parts.
Perform routine maintenance and general mechanic work on vehicles.
Pursue additional certifications as needed.
Learn through hands-on training.
Valid driver’s license
High school diploma or equivalent
Dislocated Worker registration from WIB/ local Job Center
May lift objects that weigh as much as 50 lbs.