MECHANICS LOCAL 701

Training Program Information

The Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund Training Program is designed to offer the next generation of Local 701 mechanics the opportunity to earn while they learn the craft of vehicle diagnostics and repair.

The program initiates a new class twice each year. With regular attendance, an automotive trainee can complete the program’s 770 required hours of classroom and shop instruction and 4160 hours of On-the-Job training in 30 months. A heavy duty truck trainee can complete the program’s 616 required hours of classroom and shop instruction and 3328 hours of On-the-Job training in 24 months.

The training program furnishes all tools, equipment and personal protection equipment required for training facility instruction. Program instructors are ASE certified in all areas of instruction and have decades of practical experience in automotive and heavy duty truck diagnostics and repair.

Prospective students should know professional mechanics must own and maintain their tools, equipment and personal protection devices. The average tool and equipment investment by a professional mechanic over a career ranges from $25,000 to $50,000.

Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund partners with over 425 employers of repair technicians. The Fund matches trainees with Local 701 employers and communicates with the employers to monitor the trainee’s work ethic and on-the-job training experience.

The Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund Automobile Training Program curriculum is designed to meet or exceed the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation’s (ASEEF) Automobile Service Technology (AST) level requirements and prepare students for the full range of ASE A-Series Student Certification testing.

Training Program Fee Schedule
Effective as of February 5, 2021

  • Program Pre-Acceptance
    • $65 – Program Application Fee
    • $69 – Non-Prescription Drug Screen Test Fee
  • Program After-Acceptance
    • $400 – One-Time Digital Resource Fee
  • Program Fees
    • $100 per 11 Week Course – Resources & Consumables Fee
    • $20 each – Uniform Shirt Purchase (1-2 Annually)

*All Fees Non-Refundable

Entry Level Automotive Mechanic Program Graduation Timetable

 

CourseClick below for more info Classroom Hours Shop Hours Self Study Hours On-The Job Hours ASE Student Test
Introduction 22 55 22 416
Engine Repair 22 55 22 416 A1
Automatic Transmission 22 55 22 416 A2
Manual Drive 22 55 22 416 A3
Steering & Suspension 22 55 22 416 A4
Brakes 22 55 22 416 A5
Electrical/Electronic Systems 22 55 22 416 A6
Heating & Air Conditioning 22 55 22 416 A7
Engine Performance 22 55 22 416 A8
Fuel Systems 22 55 22 416 A8
Total 220 550 220 4160

Course – 7.5 Hours per day | 1 day per week | 11 weeks

Entry Level Truck Mechanic Program Graduation Timetable

CourseClick below for more info Classroom Hours Shop Hours Self Study Hours On-The Job Hours ASE Student Test
Introduction & Preventative Maintenance 44 110 44 832 T8
Diesel Engine 22 55 22 416 T2
Drive Train 22 55 22 416 T3
Brakes & Hydraulics 22 55 22 416 T4
Steering & Suspension 22 55 22 416 T5
Electrical/Electronic Systems & Cab 22 55 22 416 T6
Heating & Air Conditioning 22 55 22 416 T7
Total 176 440 176 3328

Introduction Course – 7.5 Hours per day | 1 day per week | 22 weeks

Technical Course – 7.5 Hours per day | 1 day per week | 11 weeks

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