What is a good job to get experiance in automotive repair?

I have a good knowledge of cars and have worked on my personal cars and bikes but have never had a job in the auto repair industry. i am 20 and don't care about pay or doing the grunt work like changing tires, oil, and other basic maintenance I just want the experience so I can go into more complex automotive jobs latter in my career.

Asked By: scrollers123 - 5/20/2008
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you;ll have to start somewhere general like an oil change place or town fair tire. From there i recommend trying a small privatly owned auto shop to be hired on as an assistant for smaller jobs and work your way up.
Answered By: Dani - 5/20/2008
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Take a course at your local community college. Some knowledge and enrollment in a course will look good to prospective employer. Dealerships will hire apprentices. Training is included in the apprenticeship program. You can also try an independent garage. If you are willing to do whatever they ask and do it for... More
Answered By: cre8it_now - 5/20/2008
The best scenario would be to find an independent shop with a knowledgeable owner that is willing to train you. A dealership can offer a lot of manufacturer specific training, but they are usually looking for someone with some experience that can come in and make them money... More
Answered By: sfurr74 - 5/20/2008
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