Trade Schools in South Carolina

Auto Mechanic Schools in South Carolina

South Carolina has a lot to offer when it comes to schools with automotive degrees. With ten different schools and many of those schools having multiple locations, no matter where you are in South Carolina, you will be able to find a school near you. These schools offer a range of degrees and certifications and have many different scholarships and grants to help with the financial cost of attendance. If you are looking for more financial ease for your auto mechanic degree, check out our scholarships!

List of Automotive Schools in South Carolina

  • Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC
  • Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College, Florence, SC
  • Trident Technical College, Multiple Cities, SC
  • TriCounty Technical College, Multiple Cities, SC
  • Piedmont Technical College, Greenwood, SC
  • Spartanburg Community College , Multiple Cities, SC
  • York Technical College, Rock Hill, SC
  • Central Carolina Technical College, Sumter, SC
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College, Orangeburg, SC
  • Williamsburg Technical College, Kingstree, SC
  • BMW Performance Center, Greer, SC

Schools in South Carolina

Mechanic Jobs in South Carolina

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in South Carolina

The state of South Carolina has one of the lower average wages for auto mechanics in the nation but many of the employers offer great benefits and the cost of living is one of the lowest in the nation. All of this, makes up for the lower wage and it can even go unnoticed by an individual auto mechanic. Along with that, South Carolina has a steady projected job growth rate which will help ensure your degree or certificates will be put to use.

Job Type Total in South Carolina
Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 10,740 $18.66 $38,810
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,540 $19.43 $40,410
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3,800 $21.41 $44,530

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Directory of South Carolina Schools

Featured Trade Schools in South Carolina

Greenville Technical College Logo

Greenville Technical College
Programs:
Auto Body
Automotive Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
and more…

Midlands Tech Logo

Midlands Technical College
Programs:
Automotive Brake, Suspension, and Steering Repair
Automotive Drive Train Repair
Automotive Electrical Systems Repair
Automotive Engine Performance and Repair
Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Repair
Automotive Technology
and more…

Florence-Darlington Tech Logo

Florence-Darlington Technical College
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Automotive Body Repair
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology
Diesel Technology – Caterpillar Service Technician
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in South Carolina

School Address Programs More Details
Trident Technical College
Multiple Locations Automotive Technology

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TriCounty Technical College
Multiple Locations Automotive Technology

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Piedmont Technical College
620 N. Emerald Rd.
Greenwood, SC 29648
Automotive Technology

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Spartanburg Community College
Multiple Locations Automotive Technology

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York Technical College
452 S Anderson Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Automotive Technology

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Central Carolina Technical College
506 N. Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150
Automotive Diagnostics Technology
Automotive Technology

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Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
3250 St. Matthews Road
Orangeburg, SC 29118
Automotive Technology
Basic Diesel Maintenance
Undercar Specialist

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Williamsburg Technical College
601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
Kingstree, SC 29556
Automotive Repair
Basic Automotive Technology

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BMW Performance Center
1155 Highway 101 South
Greer, South Carolina 29651
BMW STEP: Body & Paint

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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 June each year
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Nationwide Full-Tuition paid for eligible students March each year
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 March each year
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students January each year
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments March each year
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Nationwide Up to $400 for eligible students April each year
GMiS Scholars Program Nationwide Various, for underrepresented students in tech April each year
SMA Native American STEM Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,500, for Native American STEM students June each year
Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational Fund Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students June each year
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 March each year
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years March each year
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years March each year
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years March each year
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Horatio Alger Association CTE Scholarships Nationwide Up to $2,500 for eligible students June each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students June & October each year