Baker & Taylor Describes the job responsibilities of automotive care workers and explains what is needed to get a position in the field.
Rosen Pub Group Many people who are car enthusiasts and are mechanically inclined dream of a career in automotive care and service. This work is essential and incredibly valuable since so few know how to do it. As the nation has again begun to embrace the opportunities offered by trade schools and vocational education, the time is again ripe to encourage mechanically skilled teens to pursue this career path. This guide describes the wide range of jobs and specializations in the field, including small and large engines, diesel, auto body repair, glass repair, and auto service managers. It also describes the skills, education, and training necessary, including the new computer skills required for increasingly high-tech diagnostic tools and cars and their operating systems. Helpful tips regarding job search and interview strategies, customer service, and lifelong learning and skills training are shared. This career guide also conforms to the career preparedness standards of the Common Core Curriculum regarding the reading of informational text.