Trade Schools in Kentucky

 

Auto Mechanic Schools in Kentucky

The situation for trade and and mechanic schools in Kentucky is much different than in most states around the nation. Although there are many different schools all across the state, they are all intertwined within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System which acts as a connection between all the schools. This helps students if they need to move midway through their schooling, they will be able to transfer much easier than if they had to go to a whole new college system. Along with that, it is a good way to get training in multiple different areas as if you finish a degree you can transfer to another school and get another degree that you desire.

Schools in Kentucky

Mechanic Jobs in Kentucky

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Kentucky

Kentucky is a pretty good state to work as an auto mechanic as they provide a good average salary, on par with the national average, and is a little higher than the surrounding states. Along with that, job security is pretty good as the industry is expected to grow at a faster rate in the state than the national average suggests which is beneficial to new entrants into the job field or to current auto mechanics who are just looking for a change. Lastly, Kentucky is just a great state to be in if you love good food, beverages, and the outdoors. Especially horse related outdoors as Kentucky is home to the famous Kentucky Derby.

Job Type Total in Kentucky Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 8,410 $18.29 $38,030
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,550 $20.66 $42,970
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3,790 $20.27 $42,150

Directory of Kentucky Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Kentucky

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Kentucky Community & Technical College System
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Schools and Programs listed below

All Mechanic Schools in Kentucky

School Address Programs More Info
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
700 College Rd
Cumberland, KY 40823
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Technology

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Owensboro Community and Technical College
4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology

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Ashland Community and Technical College
1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Bluegrass Community and Technical College
470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Hazard Community and Technical College
One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Jefferson Community and Technical College
109 E Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
Mercedes-Benz, Toyota & Honda Certified Technician
Automotive Technology

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Maysville Community and Technical College
1755 U.S. Hwy 68
Maysville, KY 41056
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Gateway Community and Technical College
500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology
Ford Certified Technician

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West Kentucky Community and Technical College
4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Big Sandy Community and Technical College
1 Bert Combs Dr
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Somerset Community College
808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Available Grants & Scholarships

Nationwide Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and Grants Location Description Deadline
Future Mechanic Grant Nationwide Up to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics 12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high school 6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Nationwide Full-Tuition paid for eligible students 2019 closed
Federal Pell Grants Nationwide Up to $6,195, for low-income households Varies
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Nationwide Various, for low-income households Varies
Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Nationwide Various, one application for many scholarships 2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students 2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments 2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Nationwide Up to $400 for eligible students 4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars Program Nationwide Various, for underrepresented students in tech 2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,500, for Native American STEM students 6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships Nationwide Up to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry 2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational Fund Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible female students Varies
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund Nationwide Up to $5,000 for eligible students 3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE Scholarships Nationwide Up to $2,500 for eligible students 6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/15 & 10/15 each year