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Auto Mechanic Program at Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC)

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Auto Mechanic Program

The auto mechanic program at Waukesha County Technical College prepares students for careers as department store service mechanics, auto part specialists, emissions inspectors, rental car fleet mechanic, specialty shop technicians, and car test driver/mechanic. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Program courses include: brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air conditioning systems. Get more details below including other Wisconsin colleges that offer auto mechanic program.

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Students Enrolled in the Auto Mechanic Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Waukesha County Technical College has offered the following programs for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than Two-Year Award3
    Associate's Degree11

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male13
    Female1

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    White14

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Auto Mechanic program at WCTC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

  • Description:

    Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

  • Description:

    Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.8% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
      • Total Employment: 110
      • Average Hourly Rate: $24.23
      • Average Annual Salary: $50,410

Automotive Master Mechanics

  • Description:

    Repair automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, automotive master mechanics employment is expected to grow at a rate of 17.2% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
      • Total Employment: 3,110
      • Average Hourly Rate: $21.44
      • Average Annual Salary: $44,600

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Auto Mechanic Programs in Wisconsin

Auto Mechanic programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, WI
Type: Community College

35 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
  • Diesel Mechanic (C,A)
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Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, WI
Type: Community College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
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Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, WI
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
  • Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology (C,A)
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (C,A)
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Blackhawk Technical College

Janesville, WI
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (A)
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (A)
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Madison Area Technical College

Madison, WI
Type: Community College

39 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (A)
  • Auto Mechanic (A)
  • Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology (A)
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Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, WI
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C)
  • Auto Mechanic (C)
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Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, WI
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
  • Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology (C,A)
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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, WI
Type: Community College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (A)
  • Auto Mechanic (A)
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Mid - State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (A)
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Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

Fennimore, WI
Type: Community College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (A)
  • Auto Mechanic (A)