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Online Automotive Technician training

If you're passionate about cars, you already meet the first requirement for becoming an automotive technician. Having the skills to maintain, repair, and troubleshoot a range of vehicles is the second requirement. When you enroll in online Automotive Technician training at Ashworth College, we help you gain those skills and–through convenient, affordable, self-paced study–you can complete your career training in as few as four months.

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  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


Professional certification

Your Automotive Technician Career Diploma serves as preparation for the ASE-Certified Master Automobile Technicians series of tests. Upon completion of your coursework, you may wish to pursue certification in these four ASE test areas: A1-Engine Repair, A4-Suspension & Steering, A5-Brakes, and A6-Electrical/Electronic Systems. ASE testing measures an industry standard-level of ability and makes certification a valuable investment that validates your skills and identifies you as qualified.

What you get

  • Fully interactive, ASE-aligned lessons
  • Animated video with step-by-step lab simulations
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to online curriculum and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

new auto tech positions

Job opportunities

Autonomous vehicles. Remote vehicle shutdown. Biometric locking and unlocking. Car technology is constantly evolving, but vehicles still have one primary purpose—they have to move! That drives steady demand for qualified automotive technicians who know how to diagnose and address a wide range of auto issues. As a result, there will be 47,600* new auto tech positions created by 2026.


Enroll with no previous automotive technician experience and graduate in as little as four months.


Get advice, insights, and academic support from faculty who have first-hand experience in the automotive industry.


Compared to other online automotive classes, this course is one of the most affordable of its type.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Taking an online Automotive course shows that you are taking the initiative to learn professional-level skills: skills that are highly valued in auto repair and maintenance shops, auto dealerships, and among independent auto mechanics. You'll graduate ready to apply what you learn in a variety of places.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth EDGE, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth EDGE throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your online automotive course. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our online automotive course is one of several practical, career-focused online Automotive classes at Ashworth College.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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