Ranken Automotive Technician Apprenticeship

Ranken Automotive Technician Apprenticeship teaches students skills in auto industry, helps earn educational credential and pays part-time wages

Ranken Auto Tech

Publication Date: 09/20/2016
Document Type: Informational Pages
Sponsor: St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment

Automotive technology is a practical application of knowledge about self-propelled vehicles or machines. Apprentices learn about engine construction, fuel and ignition systems, power trains, brakes, transmissions, electronic and diagnostic equipment, and more.

Program Benefits:

5 Semester long with over 100 credit hours of college instruction
Over 1250 hours of paid internship at sponsoring automotive dealer throughout the region
Includes Ford, GM, Honda, Toyota and Audi training/sponsorship
Successful participant are awarded an Associate Degree and can earn numerous ASE certifications up to Master Mechanic.

Ranken Line Shop/Microenterprises is a work-based experience providing students with industrial training on Ranken campus. Students are assigned to industry-sponsored work cells, which manufacture products and/or services purchased by participating companies. Students receive a part-time salary of $ 8 - $12/hr and college credit.


GED/High School Diploma
Age 18 years or older
Able to pass background check with finger printing and drug screening
WorkKeys Assessment: Reading-4, Math-4 and Locating Information-4


Gino Austin, Apprenticeship Coordinator, at (314) 657-3524, or gaustin@stlworks.com


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