Auto Mechanic Program at Pierce College

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Auto Mechanic Program

The auto mechanic program at Pierce 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 California 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. Pierce College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate83
Less Than Two-Year Award20
Associate's Degree12

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male112
Female3

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian8
Black2
Hispanic80
White14
Multiple Races4
Unknown7

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Auto Mechanic program at Pierce College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -50.0% from 2014 to 2024

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, automotive master mechanics employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.3% from 2014 to 2024

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 California

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 260 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
  • Diesel Mechanic (C,A)
  • Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology (C,A)

El Camino College

Torrance, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)

Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 85 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)

El Camino College - Compton Center

Compton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)

Rio Hondo College

Whittier, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology (C,A)

Oxnard College

Oxnard, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)

Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)

UEI College - Gardena

Gardena, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 84 students completed this program

Programs

  • Auto Mechanic (C)

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