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Auto Technicians

Modern car and truck dealerships provide a wide variety of unique and challenging careers to meet the interests and skill levels of almost anyone. These careers offer responsible individuals competitive salaries, great benefits, and excellent opportunity for advancement.

Montana is host to 93 new car dealerships, employing more than 4,000 people. Demand for employees is high, which translates into job security. Many jobs are high-tech and challenging as well as rewarding. Job-seekers can find vital information on training opportunities and scholarships below. Jump start your career today.

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Training Centers


Butte College

The Butte College Automotive Technology program is an ASE/NATEF certified school and is designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians in both dealerships and independent garages. The Automotive Department has partnered with American Honda and Subaru.


Helena College

The Automotive Technology curriculum consists of eight areas of study as defined by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).


Montana State University Billings

The Automotive program offers a one-year Certificate of Applied Science and an Associate of Applied Science degree. Courses cover powertrain components, brake systems, suspension, steering, and more.


Montana State University Northern

Montana State University-Northern's Automotive Technology programs are accredited by NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) and offer you comprehensive coursework in today's modern vehicles. Automotive Technology program offerings include a Bachelor of Science degree, two different Associate of Applied Science degrees, and a minor option.


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