Rob, an automotive repair shop owner, got his start in the field at a young age when he started fixing his own car. If you are thinking about pursuing this career, Rob suggests that you can make sure this is something that you really want to do by working on your own car as well.
Automotive service technicians and mechanics, often called service technicians or service techs, inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks.
Long-term on-the-job training
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all technicians who buy or work with refrigerants to be licensed in proper refrigerant handling. Formal test preparation is not required, but many trade schools, unions, and employer associations offer training programs designed for the EPA exam.
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