High-Demand Careers: Your Future as an Auto Mechanic, 1st Edition

  • Rachel Given-Wilson
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 150818772X
  • ISBN-13: 9781508187721
  • DDC: 629.28
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Americans rely on auto mechanics to repair and maintain the vehicles they drive every day. The work of an auto mechanic has changed over the years: what was once seen as a dirty job is now often done on laptops in an office. Featuring profiles of real-life auto mechanics, this accessible guidebook provides readers with comprehensive information about training and apprenticeships as well as an overview of areas of specialization within the auto industry. Readers will also learn about the effect of advancements in auto technology and the future of mechanics in the era of self-driving cars.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Does It take to Be an Auto Mechanic?.
2: Service and Diagnostic Technicians.
3: Specialized Mechanics.
4: Auto Body Repair Technicians.
5: Buses, Motorcycles, and More.
6: Adapting to a Changing Industry.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.