By: Esperanza Poquiz Choosing to work in the automotive technician field will provide you with ample opportunities when it comes to getting your career started. After all, vehicles -whether it’s your own, a friend’s or public transportation- are an essential in getting you from point A to point B. And if you own a vehicle… Read more »
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By Esperanza Poquiz; Edited by Jul DeGeus Going into an interview can be stressful for some of us; others may find it easy. Being well-prepared can help calm your nerves before going into the interview process. Whether you find it easy or hard, these tips could help you feel more confident when walking through the door. Initial… Read more »
By Eric Soule and Jul DeGeus Automotive students- It’s time to test your knowledge! Identify the names of the following tools and click the picture to see if you got them right:
Most car owners get all kinds of different answers when it comes to choosing regular unleaded gas or premium gas. This seesaw debate among industry players has been dismissed by some as the equivalent of watering a tree in rain; it’s pointless. There is no difference between regular and premium gas to them. Then there… Read more »
To some of us, a car is our baby; we put work into it on the weekends, regularly wash and vacuum it and make sure that people take their shoes off before getting in. To others, it is simply a way for us to get from point “A” to point “B.” But whether your car… Read more »
Three Ladies Who Switched Gears in the Auto Industry By Esperanza Poquiz & Jul DeGeus When we say “automotive industry”, who is the first person that comes to mind? Is it Karl Benz or Henry Ford, two of the most popular automobile engineers? Maybe it’s a competitive driver, like A.J. Allmendinger or Jeff Gordon. Heck,… Read more »
Become an Automotive Technician in 45 Weeks An automotive technician inspects, diagnoses and repairs problems in cars and lightweight trucks. The day-to-day reality of working as an automotive technician is becoming more challenging and complex and employers are now looking for technicians who have completed an auto technician training program. Attaining an auto mechanic certification is… Read more »
How to Become an Automotive Technician in 45 Weeks An automotive technician inspects, diagnoses and repairs problems in cars and lightweight trucks. The day-to-day reality of working as an automotive technician is becoming more challenging and complex and employers are now looking for technicians who have completed an auto technician training program. Attaining an auto mechanic… Read more »
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