Tech & Trade Schools in North Carolina

 

Auto Mechanic Schools in North Carolina

You are not required to go to school to work as an Auto Mechanic in North Carolina but you do have to obtain an Automobile Service Excellence (ASE) Certification; however, if you do obtain a degree, you are much more likely to be hired than someone that didn’t go to school. You can also obtain an ASE Student Certification that helps you move along a little quicker than most people. There are 41 options to choose from, one being NASCAR Technical Institute which is very popular in this state.

Schools in North Carolina

Mechanic Jobs in North Carolina

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in North Carolina

There are a little over 20,000 auto mechanics in North Carolina alone, and the average salary is $39,000 annually. The typical person in the automotive industry here, work in a repair shop compared to freelancing or working out of their home. The great thing about working as a mechanic here is is that it’s pretty divided in terms of experience. 28% of people 1-4 years of experience, 28% have 5-9 years of experience, 16% have 10-19 years of experience, and 28% have 20 years of experience or more. So regardless if you are a newbie or not, you are very likely to work with people from all around the industry and really have the opportunity to learn from others.

Job TypeTotal in North CarolinaAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics1,330$16.82$34,990
Automotive Body and Related Repairers5,050$24.77$50,750
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists7,690$19.75$42,860

Find Auto Mechanic Schools

Now is the best time there has ever been to become an auto mechanic! There are many ways to help pay for school like scholarships and grants. Here you can find trade schools and grant programs which provide

Up to $6,095* per year!

*To those who qualify

Directory of North Carolina Schools

Featured Trade Schools in North Carolina

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All Mechanic Schools in North Carolina

SchoolAddressProgramsSchool Details
Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Automotive Mechanics TechnologyView School
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Rd
Asheville, NC 28801
Automotive Systems Technology
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology
View School
Beaufort County Community College
5337 US Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology
Alternative Transportation Technology
Light Duty Diesel
View School
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
2855 Hickory Blvd.
Hudson, NC 28638
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing
View School
Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Automotive Customizing Technology
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology
View School
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Dr
Sanford, NC 27330
Automotive Restoration Technology
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing
Motorcycle Mechanics
View School
Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology
View School
Cleveland Community College
137 S Post Rd
Shelby, NC 28152
Collision and Repair TechnologyView School
Coastal Carolina Community College
444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology
View School
Craven Community College
800 College Ct
New Bern, NC 28562
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Davidson County Community College
297 Davidson Community College Rd
Thomasville, NC 27360
Automotive Systems Technology
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology
View School
Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Edgecombe Community College
2009 W Wilson St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
View School
Fayetteville Technical Community College
2201 Hull Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Medium/Heavy Truck Maintenance
View School
Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Pky
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Motorcycle Mechanics
Race Car Technology
View School
Gaston College
201 Hwy 321 S
Dallas, NC 28034
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street PO Box 309.
Jamestown, NC 27282
Automotive Systems Technology
Ford ASSET Program
GM ASEP Program
View School
Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Automotive TechnologyView School
Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
View School
Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160
Collision Repair & Refinishing TechnologyView School
Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Automotive Customizing Technology
Automotive Systems Technology
View School
Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Pk Rd
Williamston, NC 27892
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
View School
Nash Community College
522 N. Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Randolph Community College
629 Industrial Park Ave
Asheboro, NC 27205
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
View School
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd
Salisbury, NC 28146
Automotive Systems Technology
Light Duty Diesel Technology
Motorsports Management Technology
View School
Sandhills Community College
3395 Airport Rd
Pinehurst, NC 28374
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Light Duty Diesel Technology
View School
South Piedmont Community College
680 Highway 74 West
Polkton, NC 28135
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Southwestern Community College
447 College Dr
Sylva, NC 28779
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Surry Community College
630 S. Main St.
Dobson, NC 27017
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Trucking Operations Management
View School
Tri-County Community College
21 Campus Circle
Murphy, NC 28906
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Vance-Granville Community College
200 Community College Road
Henderson, NC 27537
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School
Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Automotive Systems Technology
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology
View School
Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Automotive Systems Technology
Aviation Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
View School
Wilkes Community College
1328 South Collegiate Dr
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Automotive Systems Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology
View School
Wilson Community College
902 Herring Ave E
Wilson, NC 27893
Automotive Systems TechnologyView School

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