Automotive technology

Automotive technology education programs are one of the most popular offerings across the Community College System of NH (CCSNH). A long history of partnerships exists between major auto manufacturers and the colleges and building Registered Apprenticeship programs off these partnerships is a natural extension of current educational opportunities.

The automotive industry provides steady employment and employers in all corners of New Hampshire need qualified technicians.  Apprentices earn while they are learning valuable skills while employers are training the technicians to their specifications. 

A Registered Apprenticeship ensures that people will be successful on-the-job on day one.

Well-paying careers

for Apprentices

There has been a consistent demand for qualified automotive technicians across NH. Customized training programs are built into an NH automotive technology apprenticeship to help you develop and fine-tune the skills you need so you can fill in-demand jobs or advance within the automotive profession.

The average salary for automotive technicians in New Hampshire:

$43,060 per year

A pipeline of skilled, productive workers

for Employers

Registered Apprenticeships are developing a new generation of workers to help our nation succeed in the 21st Century economy.

Having a skilled workforce is critical in growing your NH automotive business. Apprenticeship is a proven way to increase productivity, boost employee retention, improve company culture and ensure knowledge transfer from top experienced professionals.

For every dollar spent on apprenticeship,

employers get approximately $1.50 ROI.

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

43% of jobs in NH

Repair and maintenance shops

34% of jobs in NH



Professions in automotive technology

Automotive brake mechanic
Automotive cooling system diagnostic technicians
Auto body technician
Automotive electrician
Automotive lube technician
Auto transmission specialist
Commercial service tire technician

Diesel mechanic
Front end mechanic
Fuel injection servicer
Motor vehicle parts technician
Off the road service technician
Small engine repair technician
Vehicle inspector

Types of companies hiring automotive technology employees

Automobile dealerships
Auto-leasing companies
Auto repair shops
Auto parts and service shops
Pre-owned car sales companies
Tire sales and service companies
Small engine repair shops