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 TypeTotal in KentuckyAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics8,410$18.29$38,030
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,550$20.66$42,970
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists3,790$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

SchoolAddressProgramsMore 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 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 schoolJune each year
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible studentsMarch each year
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 scholarshipsMarch each year
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering StudentsJanuary each year
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 incrementsMarch each year
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible studentsApril each year
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in techApril each year
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM studentsJune each year
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible studentsJune each year
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four yearsMarch each year
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four yearsMarch each year
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four yearsMarch each year
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Horatio Alger Association CTE ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $2,500 for eligible studentsJune each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible studentsJune & October each year