There are a number of authorized auto mechanic schools in Virginia available to residents considering careers in this challenging professional field.
Should the idea of working in a challenging, automotive-driven environment appeals to you, then a career in auto technology could be exactly what you’re looking for!
Learn how you can become an auto tech in Virginia!
Mechanic Schools in VA
At the beginning of the 2016 school calendar, each one of the auto tech schools listed below was accredited by the NATEF. Each individual program has met the suggested criteria for quality in curriculum and facilities.
|Name of School||Address||Phone||Credential Offered|
|Advanced Technology Institute||5700 Southern Blvd.|
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
|(757) 490-1241||Auto Series Programs|
|Blue Ridge Community College||"1 College Ln.|
Weyers Cave, VA 24486"
|(540) 453-2267||Auto Series Programs
|Botetourt Technical Education Center||"253 Poor Farm Rd.|
Fincastle, VA 24090"
|(540) 473-8216||Collision Series Programs
|Danville Community College||"1008 S. Main St.|
Danville, VA 24541"
|(434) 797-8534||Auto Series Programs
|Germanna Community College||"2130 Germanna Hwy.|
Locust Grove, VA 22580"
|(540) 829-2044||Auto Series Programs
|J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College||"1851 Dickinson Rd.|
Goochland, VA 23063"
|(804) 523-5938||Auto Series Programs
|New River Community College||"5251 College Dr.|
Dublin, VA 24084"
|(540) 674-3600||Auto Series Programs
|Northern Virginia Community College||"3001 N. Beauregard St.|
Alexandria, VA 22311"
|(703) 845-4623||Auto Series Programs
|Patrick Henry Community College||"200 Hospital Dr.|
Martinsville, VA 24112"
|(276) 403-5712||Auto Series Programs
|Southside Virginia Community College - Blackstone||"1041 W. 10th St.|
Blackstone, VA 23824"
|(434) 292-1608||Auto Series Programs
|Southside Virginia Community College - Keysville||"200 Daniel Rd.|
Keysville, VA 23947"
|(434) 736-2054||Auto Series Programs
|Thomas Nelson Community College||"99 Thomas Nelson Dr.|
Hampton, VA 23670"
|(757) 825-3859||Auto Series Programs
|Tidewater Community College||"600 Innovation Dr.|
Chesapeake, VA 23320"
|(757) 822-5077||Auto Series Programs
|Tidewater Tech||"5301 E. Princess Anne Rd.|
Norfolk, VA 53502 "
|(757) 858-8324||Auto Series Programs
|Wythe County Technology Center||"1505 W. Spiller St.|
Wytheville, VA 24382"
|(276) 228-5481||Auto Series Programs
Is Auto Technician Certification Required in Virginia?
At this time, auto technician certification isn’t required in Virginia.
Although auto technician certification is not at present compulsory in most states, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence is heading a movement to make it essential for work. Due to this happening, it is strongly suggested that anybody thinking about becoming a surgical assistant should pursue certification with the ASE.
Jobs & Salary
The tables directly below reflect the expected jobs and salary numbers for Virginia per the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
|Auto Mechanic Employment||2012||2022||VA Pct. Change||U.S. Pct. Change|
|2014 Auto Mechanic Annual Salary||Low||Median||High|
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