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Career Facts for a Collision Repair Technician

Car accidents happen. And when they do, collision repair technicians are there to assess the damage, craft up a repair plan, and bring vehicles back to their former glory. Working in a collision shop using the industry’s latest technology, a career as a collision repair technician can be an exhilarating, rewarding opportunity for the right […]

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Become a Hi-Performance Engine Mechanic: What You Should Know

Engines act as the lifeforce of every vehicle. They’re complex machines, some built for efficiency, others for power and acceleration, and others still a balance of each. Diesel, hybrid, hydrogen fuel cell… the list goes on and on! Some of the most iconic and inspiring engines you’ll find have their place on the race car […]

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3 High-Tech Automotive Innovations Changing the Industry

GPS navigation systems, the hybrid drivetrain, and radar-based driving technology all played their part in producing the cars we have on the road today. What’s next? We decided to look forward to 3 high-tech innovations that will be here before you know it, advancing the automotive industry of tomorrow, starting today. Augmented Reality in Automotive […]

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How More Careers in STEM is Creating Job Opportunities for Technical Workers

A study by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) occupations will grow at an annual rate of 13 percent through 2022 (as compared to the 10% yearly average for all occupations).* What does more STEM careers mean for those planning their futures—specifically prospective technical workers, like automotive […]

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Women in Automotive: Why Now is a Great Time to Start Training for a Career in Auto

In the last decade, the automotive industry has shifted gears on multiple levels, from producing greener cars to empowering a more gender-inclusive workplace. Male or female: qualified, knowledgeable individuals are in high demand. If you’re a woman who’s fascinated by cars and the systems that drive them, now is the time to get your training […]

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3 Rewarding Volunteer Opportunities near Exton, PA

Here at Automotive Training Center (ATC), we’re always on the lookout for ways to give back to our local community in and around Exton, PA. Volunteering with a non-profit organization is a meaningful and rewarding way to spend your downtime, and Chester County has many organizations in need of individuals who have a passion for […]

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In the Classroom: What to Expect at a Hi-Performance Auto School

The hi-performance field is characterized by some of the auto industry’s most intriguing feats in engineering. Here, stock cars are studied for their aerodynamics, muscle, and speed, and the track is the ultimate testing ground for vehicle mods and maximizations. If you’re interested in working behind the scenes of these fast and impressive rides, enrolling […]

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Automotive Technician vs Diesel Repair Technician: What’s the Difference?

If you’re trying to set your career’s course in automotive, you may think both the role of automotive technician and diesel repair technician could play to your love of cars and mechanics. Well, you would be right! In this post, Automotive Training Center (ATC) put the role of entry-level automotive technician and diesel repair technician […]

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