automotive technician training at PTTI

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Automotive Repair Technician Program

Course Tenure: 26 weeks

The US automotive repair and maintenance services industry includes about 160,000 establishments with a combined annual revenue of about $115 billion. With 2×28,440 employment and an Industry employment growth rate of 1.7%, the future looks bright, especially when trained properly in automotive technician training. Where Pennsylvania being the top 5 employing states for the occupation and automotive technician training with an average mean wage of $39,510.

If these are not good enough numbers for you to enroll in the trade school, here is why you should take the Automotive repair course asap:

  • Complete your training in as little as six months (day classes) or eight months (evening).
  • Low program costs making the course very affordable.
  • Financial Aid available to those who qualify.
  • Hands-on education designed to train you for a fulfilling career in automotive technology & repair.
  • Experienced ASE Certified instructors
  • An internship in a real workplace is part of our curriculum.
  • 92% of the students get a job in 1month of completion.
  • Job placement services are provided free of charge to all graduates.
  • Alumni receive lifetime re-education on any facet of education received from PTTI.
  • Certification of Completion with PA State & Emission License
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Program Offers:

PTTI diploma in Automotive Technology & Repair is a program designed to train students in automotive repair for cars and light trucks. At our automotive training center students are able to perform world-class quality auto repairs and secure and retain employment in the automotive repair field. The automotive program prepares students for further studies to pass the ASE Certification test.

Enroll into the course at our Trade School, learn from some of the best people in the industry and be a part of something bigger and better.

What do you get as an Automotive Tech Graduate?

  • Certification
  • PA State & Emission License
  • $2,500 Tools & Large Tool Cart
  • Customer Service Training
  • Mentoring and instruction in Resume writing, Interviewing skills, and Job hunting
  • Full-time staff recruiters dedicated to finding you a satisfactory employment


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Course Insight

  • Shop Safety
  • Shop Equipment
  • Operation
  • Brake Systems
  • Suspension
  • Diagnostics
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • PA Safety Inspection
  • PA Emissions Inspection
  • Electrical
  • Troubleshooting
  • System Diagnostics
  • Externship

Campus Services

  • Flexible Class Schedule
  • Professional Development
  • Resume Building
  • Snacks/Refreshments Served Daily

What’s better than working on computers to diagnose and solve engine and alignment problems along with the hands-on job of repairing a suspension, brake system, exhaust component or an electrical problem, and then going home with the satisfaction that you put a safe vehicle back on the road? Nothing, except getting paid good money to do it, right! And, to get paid, you need to get to a proper automotive training institute where you can get high and professional level automotive training.

And what if say you would have to pay a minimal fee to start earning in 6months- Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. Grants, and Financial Aid are available for those who qualify.

By completing our Auto Mechanic Certification Program, you’ll get paid to do what you love the most. Let’s connect to discuss how Philadelphia’s Auto Mechanic Training Institute can help shape your future.

Talk to an Admissions Representative at 215-381-9403 or send an email at or chat with us now.

Course FAQs

How much will this program cost me?

Tuition and fees: $18,038 (plus $150 registration fee and Insurance Fee $12 = Total Tuition: $18,200)
Books and supplies: $0
On-campus room & board: Not Offered
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* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through Grants, Scholarships, Loans (federal and private), and Institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:
Federal loans: *
Private education loans: *
Institutional financing plan: *
Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of graduates.

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 26 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2019-2020, *% finished in 26 weeks.
* The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job placement rate for students who complete the programs with PTT Institute is 92%.
*The placement rates vary/change on a monthly basis, the above number is an average % based on a sample time-frame, although the institute is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

Have been out of school for a long time. Will I face any trouble?

Automotive Repair Technician Program is unlike attending courses at other schools or universities. The course is designed with 80% hands-on curriculum with the most updated technology in the industry. PTT Institute courses allow the student to accelerate their learning through an online, classroom, and instructor lead format so you come to track in no time.