Apprenticeship is a proven instructional system that dates back thousands of years. After earning a GED and Certificate of Auto Repair, CARS graduates will be placed in local automobile repair shops for two years of real-world, hands-on training in both traditional and green technology.

Potential employers receive the benefit of knowing their apprentices are educated and dedicated, while graduates sharpen repair skills that will last a lifetime.

Apprentices receive training in the major areas of automobile repair, including:

  • Brake System Fundamentals
  • Electrical System Fundamentals
  • Electrical System Advanced
  • Engine Fundamentals
  • Fuel System and Engine Performance
  • Engine Performance Advanced
  • Heating and Cooling System Fundamentals
  • Hydraulic Basics
  • Math Automotive Fundamentals
  • Paint and Body Work
  • State Inspection Certification
  • Steering and Suspension Basics
  • Tools and Measuring Devices
  • Transmissions—Automatic and Manual