Mechanic Schools in West Virginia

Auto Mechanic Schools in West Virginia

West Virginia provides an abundance of technical and trade schools that offer auto mechanic degrees and certificates. Many of the schools offer multiple locations and several different disciplines within automotive technology giving students the ability to change. If a student decides they want to move within West Virginia, they will be able to find a vocational school nearby. If a student decides to change their discipline, there will most likely be a school that offers the program they seek. Or, if a student just wants to continue their education and earn more degrees or certifications so that they can open up their opportunity for jobs and pay increases, West Virginia schools will be there to help.

List of all Mechanic Schools in West Virginia

  • New River Community and Technical College, Ghent, WV
  • Fred W. Eberle Technical Center, Buckhannon, WV
  • Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical Center, Moorefield, WV
  • Carver Career Center, Charleston, WV
  • Cabell County Career Technology Center, Huntington, WV
  • Academy of Careers and Technology, Beckley, WV
  • James Rumsey Technical Institute, Martinsburg, WV
  • Garnet Career Center, Charleston, WV
  • Ben Franklin Career Center, Dunbar, WV
  • Putnam Career and Technical Center, Eleanor, WV
  • Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center, Logan, WV

Schools in West Virginia

Mechanic Jobs in West Virginia

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in West Virginia

When living in West Virginia, there are many things to just enjoy such as great state museums, parks, and even natural wonders such as the Lost World Caverns. There really is a lot to do in West Virginia so your career does not need to be all that you do. The auto mechanic industry in the state is very saturated at the moment with one of the highest employment per thousand jobs in the state. This means that it will be a competitive industry to get into so it may be interesting to check out opportunities in other states.

Job Type Total in West Virginia
Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4,080 $15.97 $33,230
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 730 $18.04 $37,520
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 1,930 $18.46 $38,390

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Directory of West Virginia Vocational Schools

Featured Trade & Technical Schools in West Virginia

New River Community & Technical College Logo

New River Community and Technical College
Programs:
Automobile Service Technology
Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
Diesel Service Technology
and more…

Fred W Eberle Technical Center Logo

Fred W Eberle Technical Center
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Automotive Collision Repair
Diesel Technology
and more…

All Vocational Schools in West Virginia

School Address Programs More Details
Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical Center
316 Eastern Drive
Moorefield, WV 26836
Automotive Technology

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Carver Career Center
4799 Midland Drive
Charleston, WV 25306
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology

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Cabell County Career Technology Center
1035 Norway Avenue
Huntington, WV 25705
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology

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Academy of Careers and Technology
390 Stanaford Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
Power Equipment Systems

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James Rumsey Technical Institute
3274 Hedgesville Road
Martinsburg, WV 25403
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology

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Garnet Career Center
422 Dickinson Street
Charleston, WV 25301
Automotive Technology

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Ben Franklin Career Center
500 28th Street
Dunbar, WV 25064
Automotive Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance

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Putnam Career and Technical Center
300 Roosevelt Blvd
Eleanor, WV 25070
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
Collision Repair

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Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center
Three Mile Curve
Logan, WV 25601
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair 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 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