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This page is a good information resource for a wide range of individuals:  From those considering taking auto technology classes to the auto students or others seeking to expand their knowledge or who needs a resource for clothing, tools, and equipment.


As you will see, there’s work out there for those individuals willing to work hard and acquire the proper training.  Here at Golden West Auto Technology, we are training students not only how to properly fix cars, but we’re also encouraging them to develop the mindset for future supervisor and manager positions in the auto service and repair industry.  One of these individuals might be you!

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Career Café

Simply Hired

Jobs Monster

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Wiki Answers

ASE Certification

Just like other professionals, the auto service and repair industry has its certification process.  Technicians who are ASE certified are the “Pro’s” of the trade, the ones who passed a rigorous testing process and completed the work experience requirements.  With the proper amount of time, education, and ‘practice’ working on cars, this individual just might be you.  Check it out!

ASE (Automotive Service Excellence)

Tech Information

This covers basics to advanced.  Even the Pro’s will learn something in this section!

How Stuff Works

Autoshop 101 tech training

PROCUT brake lathe certification

Definitions for auto terminology

Animation: Engines, various types

Animation:  Engine 4-stroke cycle

Animation:  Engine 4-stroke cycle(2)

Vehicle systems operation

Other Resources

Check with your instructor who will have information on special student pricing for these items.

Red Kap Clothing

Sears Craftsman Tools

Snap-On Tools