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Mechanical Trades Careers

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Careers in the mechanical trade are typically enjoyable for individuals who enjoy working with tools and their hands to solve people’s mechanics problems. Examples of occupations in this industry include automotive technician, motorcycle mechanics, and diesel mechanics. These professions involve a good deal of work with machines such as automobiles, as well as interactions with customers. For more information about careers in the mechanical trade, please see the pages below.

Auto Mechanic Schools

Auto Mechanics examine, fix and maintain vehicles and light trucks. They typically complete a certificate or associate degree program, in addition to on-the-job training.

Diesel Mechanic Schools

Diesel Mechanics conduct inspections of diesel engine vehicles, identifying and repairing issues when necessary. They often earn professional certifications and/or complete postsecondary education training.

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