Automotive Machinist

An Automotive Machinist program teaches a student to test, measure, machine and fit all repairable parts of a motor vehicle engine. Most graduates will also be able to completely disassemble an engine and rebuild it. The program will generally take 4 years to complete.

An Automotive Machinist graduate will be able to read blueprints and understand the basic layout of most motor vehicle engines. A graduate will also be well versed in Cooling Systems, Gasoline and Diesel Engines, Lubrication Systems, and fuel injection systems.


Wage: $40,000
10 Year Growth Rate: -3.1%
Self Employed: 1.7%
Unemployment Rate: 3.6%
Employed Part Time: 1.7%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training