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Affordable online Automotive Technician training

If you're passionate about cars, you already have the first requirement to be an automotive technician. The second requirement is the hands-on skills and knowledge to maintain, repair, and troubleshoot a huge range of vehicle types. When you enroll in online Automotive Technician training at Ashworth College, we help you learn those skills.

Our program is set apart from other online automotive courses. Featuring interactive, step-by-step lessons, our diploma aligns with National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards and recommendations. Studying online, you will have the opportunity to gain practical, employer-demanded automotive skills—and turn your passion into a rewarding career.

What you get

  • Fully interactive, NATEF-aligned lessons
  • Easy-to-follow study guides
  • Step-by-step lab simulations with animated videos
  • Career Diploma at graduation with the option to participate in our live commencement ceremony

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.

Yes! All students in our online Automotive classes receive personalized career assistance. We'll help you create an impactful resume, prepare for interviews, and explore job opportunities that may be available in your area.

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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