Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Idaho

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) notes employers in the automotive repair and service industry tend to favor candidates who have formal training. In Idaho, auto mechanic schools are a great option to gain the education and hands-on experience you need. Most programs traditionally last between six months and one year. However, two-year programs that result in an associate’s degree are also available. For working professionals, online education programs offer flexibility and an opportunity to complete a diploma or certificate while still working.

From automotive technology to diesel technology, automotive HVAC to collision and repair, auto mechanic schools in Idaho offer a wide array of training areas. After completing your education you can count part of your time spent towards the two-year minimum work experience requirement for Automotive Service Excellence Certification.

Auto Repair Careers in Idaho

Idaho has a lot of auto repair professionals, many of them employed as autobody technicians, auto mechanics, or bus/ truck mechanics. If you’re interested in becoming an automotive professional, one of these careers might be just right for you.

Autobody Technicians: Employment and Salary

Autobody technicians work on repairing damage to vehicle bodies and frames.

Auto Mechanics: Employment and Salary

Auto mechanics handle many of the most common vehicle problems.

Bus/ Truck Mechanics: Employment and Salary

These mechanics work on diesel engines of all kinds, such as those of buses and trucks.

Finding a School in Idaho

Read more about the schools that offer diesel programs in the state here.

To learn about other auto repair schools in Idaho, see our listings below.

Finding a School in Idaho

Get in touch with an Idaho auto repair school by examining our listings below.


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  • Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,