Depending on the type of course, students may be eligible for tuition assistance, such as scholarships through the Virginia Western Educational Foundation.
In the Roanoke metropolitan statistical area, there were 847 automotive service technician jobs in 2018, 26 percent more than the national average (according to EMSI). There were 52 active job postings per month on average, and the median hourly earnings were $19.35.
Our training facility on Franklin Road allows the college to provide more of its already in-demand automotive courses, combined with brand new entry-level and continuing education workshops for new and practicing automotive technicians. A variety of courses are offered, from Automotive Electricity I, to Automotive On-Ramp (General Service) Training, and exam preparation for Virginia State Safety Inspectors.