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Auto Service Technician (280 Hours)
Fall 2019

Kenton Career Center
151 Two Mile Creek Road
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Monday - Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tuition: $3,300
The cost of the program is $3,300.  Financial assistance may be available through ACCES-VR, BETC/ECC One Stop, NETC, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, or other sources.
 
Get started by attending an orientation session at the Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Development Center.
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Gain an understanding of the safe and proper diagnostic and repair procedures.  Get hands-on experience with tools and equipment, preventative maintenance, brake system repair, steering and suspension service, electrical system maintenance, engine performace, including diagnostic scanner use, and New York State Inspection procedures.
 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • A TABE score of 7.0 in reading and 7.0 in math is required*.
  • A personal interview will be conducted.
  • A $300 security deposit is required.
  • A valid NYS Driver’s License is required.
 
EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK
Previous employers include Ray Laks Honda, Auction Direct USA, Mike Smith Buick GMC, and West Herr Automotive Group.  Entry level Automotive Service Technicians can expect to earn an average of $12.00/hour.  A Placement Specialist is on staff to assist you with resume writing and interview skills.
 
CONTACT US
Gene Sprecker, Program Manager
Katie Hochadel, Clerical
(716) 821 - 7196
 
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*Exceptions to admission scores may be considered based on work history, prior education, personal interview, and employer recommendations.