Technical & Trade Schools in Virginia

Auto Mechanic Schools in Virginia

Virginia is a great place to become a mechanic, because of this, there are a variety of amazing schools here that offer accelerated programs that will allow you to not only get a good understanding of the industry but will get you out working on actual cars faster than a lot of other states. Check out our school directory to learn about more schools outside of Virginia.

List of Auto Mechanic Schools in Virginia

  • Tidewater Tech, Norfolk, VA
  • Advanced Technology Institute, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon, VA
  • Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke, VA
  • Danville Community College, Danville, VA
  • Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA
  • Germanna Community College, Locust Grove, VA
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Henrico, VA
  • New River Community College, Dublin, VA
  • Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA
  • Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville, VA
  • Southside Virginia Community College, Alberta, VA
  • Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands, VA
  • Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA
  • Wilson Workforce & Rehabilitation Center, Fishersville, VA

Schools in Virginia

Mechanic Jobs in Virginia


Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Virginia

The top 5 jobs you can get in Virginia with an Auto Mechanic Degree is Tire/Lube Technician, Automotive Technician/Master Mechanic, Service Manager, Sales Associate, and Vehicle Inspector. These are definitely not your only options; these are just the most popular jobs people in Virginia obtain with a degree. All very good options in terms of longevity, pay, and employee satisfaction. Virginia is also a very good place to be a mechanic and ranks well above average in pay, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Job TypeTotal in VirginiaAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics19,680$21.68$45,100
Automotive Body and Related Repairers4,060$21.18$48,730
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists6,650$23.02$47,870

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All Mechanic Schools in Virginia

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Info
Advanced Technology Institute
5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Automotive Technology

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Virginia Highlands Community College
100 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, VA 24212
Diesel Mechanic

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Virginia Western Community College
3093 Colonial Ave
Roanoke, VA 24015
Automotive Analysis & Repair

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Danville Community College
1008 S Main St
Danville, VA 24541
Automotive Analysis & Repair

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Blue Ridge Community College
1 College Lane
Weyers Cave, VA 24486
Automotive Analysis & Repair
Automotive Mechanical Systems
Automotive Undercar & HVAC
Automotive Fuel & Electrical

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Germanna Community College
2130 Germanna Hwy
Locust Grove, VA 22508
Automotive Diagnostician
Automotive Technician

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J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
1651 E Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Mechanics Technology

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New River Community College
5251 College Drive
Dublin, VA 24084
Automotive Analysis and Repair

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Northern Virginia Community College
4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd Annandale, VA 22003Automotive Technology
Maintenance & Light Repair
Collision Repair
Diesel Mechanic

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Patrick Henry Community College
645 Patriot Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
Auto Body Technology
Automotive Technology
Motorsports Technician

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Southside Virginia Community College
109 Campus Dr
Alberta, VA 23821
Automotive Diagnosis & Tune-Up
Automotive Tune-Up
Diesel Technician

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Southwest Virginia Community College
369 College Road US Rt. 19 Richlands, VA 24641Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Thomas Nelson Community College
99 Thomas Nelson Drive
Hampton, VA 23666
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Wilson Workforce & Rehabilitation Center
64 James Anderson Road Fishersville, VA 22939Automotive 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
Imagine America Foundation - High School ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsDecember 31 of Graduation Year
Imagine America Adult Skills Education ProgramNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsNo Deadline
Imagine America Military Award ProgramNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsNo Deadline