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49-3023.02 - Automotive Specialty Technicians   Green Occupation Green

Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed

Education Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
Related Experience Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Job Training Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include hydroelectric production managers, travel guides, electricians, agricultural technicians, barbers, nannies, and medical assistants.
SVP Range (6.0 to < 7.0)

There are 14 recognized apprenticeable specialties associated with this occupation:
Front-End Mechanic; Spring Repairer, Hand; Tune-Up Mechanic; Air-Conditioning Mechanic (auto service); Automobile-Radiator Mechanic; Automotive-Cooling-System Diagnostic Technician; Brake Repairer; Carburetor Mechanic; Fuel-Injection Servicer; Undercar Specialist; Automotive Technician Specialist - Senior Technician "B" (Level 3); Automotive Technician Specialist - Technician "C" (Level 2); Automotive Technician Specialist; Automotive Technician Specialist

To learn about specific apprenticeship opportunities, please consult the U.S. Department of Labor State Apprenticeship Information external site website.

For general information about apprenticeships, training, and partnerships with business, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship external site website.