Technical & Trade Schools in Delaware

Auto Mechanic Schools in Delaware

With such a small amount of schools to choose from to get an auto mechanic degree or certification, residents in Delaware should consider an online institution if the Delaware Technical Community College is not a viable option. Online schooling can often be cheaper than tuition at an on ground institution while providing the student with similar information. Also, to make up for the lack of hands-on learning, many online schools will assist students in finding apprenticeships or jobs at their local auto shops.

Schools in Delaware

Mechanic Jobs in Delaware


Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Delaware

Delaware has hit a slight stagnant point in job growth for auto mechanics but that does not mean you should give up on your passion. With such a small amount of Delaware schools, there are not many people fighting for each position so the saturation of mechanics is quite low. Along with that, Delaware is a good place to work as their wages are slightly above the national average and many employers offer great benefits to their staff. Lastly, Delaware is close to many major metropolitan areas which can be great for travel or if you ever need a change of pace. Check out our list for information about auto mechanic schools in other states!

Job TypeTotal in DelawareAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics1,940$20.36$42,340
Automotive Body and Related Repairers390$20.06$41,730
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists540$23.81$49,520

Directory of Delaware Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Delaware

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Universal Technical Institute
Diesel Technology
Automotive Technology
Diesel/Automotive Technology
Collision Repair & Refinish Technology

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Lincoln Tech

Lincoln Tech
Automotive Technology
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All Mechanic Schools in Delaware

SchoolAddressProgramsAdmissions Info
Delaware Technical Community College – Owens
21179 College Road
Georgetown, DE 19947
Automotive Technician Studies
Automotive Technology
Aviation Maintenance Technology

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Delaware Technical Community College – Stanton
400 Stanton-Christiana Road
Newark, DE 19713
Automotive Technician Studies
Automotive Technology

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Available Grants & Scholarships

Nationwide Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Future Mechanic GrantNationwideUp to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high school6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible students2019 closed
Federal Pell GrantsNationwideUp to $6,195, for low-income householdsVaries
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)NationwideVarious, for low-income householdsVaries
Automotive Aftermarket ScholarshipNationwideVarious, one application for many scholarships2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible students4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in tech2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM students6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible students3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $2,500 for eligible students6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/15 & 10/15 each year