There were more than 21,500 automotive service technicians employed in CT and MA in 2013
Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) January 15, 2015
Porter and Chester Institute has created a clear and colorful infographic on what it takes to become an automotive technician. It asks the question: “Do you love cars?” and then allows readers to explore the possibility of choosing a career they could love.
The infographic explains the need for automotive technicians by noting that there are 253 million cars on U.S. roads today and that the average automobile is more than 11 years old. It states that there were more than 21,500 automotive service technicians employed in Connecticut and Massachusetts in 2013.
It gives examples of where automotive technicians might work and notes that in both Connecticut and Massachusetts, the salaries for the occupation are above the national average.
Among other information provided are the kinds of skills automotive technicians need, the job responsibilities they might have and the training they should get if they intend to pursue a career in automotive technology. The infographic highlights the features of the Porter and Chester Institute automotive technology program. According to the infographic, Porter and Chester Institute provides hands-on training where students are able to work on actual vehicles. Its program, which can be completed in as little as 12 months, introduces students to major vehicle components including engines, electronics, fuel and emission systems, transmissions, and body control systems.
Porter and Chester Institute has 9 locations in Connecticut and Massachusetts and offers 10 different career training programs including automotive technology, which can be learned about on its newest infographic.
About Porter and Chester Institute:
Porter and Chester Institute is a Connecticut-based postsecondary institution with over 60 years of experience in providing technical, business, and health related occupational preparation. Founded in 1946, the Institute trains over 3,000 students annually through nine campuses in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Porter and Chester Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), is approved by the Connecticut Office of Higher Education, and licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure, Office of Private Occupational School Education. Porter and Chester Institute uses hands-on education to prepare students for successful technical careers.