What tools and equipment does an entry-level mechanic need?
Instruction at the training program facility includes all tools, equipment and personal protection devices required for instruction. Prospective participants should be aware professional automobile and truck mechanics are required to own and maintain the tools, equipment and personal protection devices necessary to complete vehicle maintenance and repair assignments. The range of tool and equipment investment of a professional mechanic is $25,000 to $50,000. Participants in Fund training programs are eligible for 50% discounts off retail prices with all the major automotive and truck tool manufacturers and distributors.