Auto Repair Technician
Penn Foster College

Program Details

Penn Foster College offers students the opportunity to earn a career diploma as an Auto Repair Technician. By completing this online training program, students receive training in auto repair.

Students are trained in fuel, braking, exhaust and electrical systems, computerized engine controls, transmission parts, and repair and rebuilding of automotive engines. By successfully completing this program, students should learn the skills needed to take the first step towards working as an Auto Repair Technician.

The Auto Repair Technician diploma program is comprised of 11 Instruction Sets. These sets provide an overview of automotive systems and tools, engine types, parts and operation. Later in the sets, students learn the braking systems, fuel systems, and electrical systems.

By completing training in Auto Repair from home, students are able to determine their own schedule for studying and completing projects.

Students complete exams at the end of each lesson. After students pass the set, the next lesson may be started. Potential students may apply through Penn Foster College's website by filling out an online application. The student may begin training upon being accepted and after the enrollment forms have been processed.


This program requires a minimum of 8th grade education.

School Accreditation Statement

Penn Foster College Accreditation and Licenses

  • Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postseconday Education.