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This program is available on-campus at NTC.

Mark Johnson
(218) 333-6637

Automotive Service Technician

If the power, speed and mechanics of cars get your adrenaline pumping, consider turning your love for cars into a great career. Automotive service technicians work in an exciting and rapidly changing industry. NTC’s automotive program includes service and diagnostic training in modern laboratories equipped with the latest service and testing equipment so you’re prepared to handle anything that comes you way.

Graduates of this program have a variety of opportunities ranging from drive line technician, alignment and suspension specialist, transmission specialist, service advisors and managers. Career advancement may include factory and dealer representatives, management positions and self-employment.

Classroom and hands-on training will cover topics including:

  • Power train systems
  • Engine theory and service
  • Alignment and suspension
  • Intro to hybrid vehicles
  • Shop operations


Our graduates have found employment positions as service technicians, alignment and brake specialists, air conditioning and heating specialists, and shop owners. With 40,000 auto dealers, 120,000 independent garages, 200,000 service stations and service centers in the U.S., the job and advancement opportunities are plentiful for trained auto technicians.

See more information about careers in the automotive service industry.

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