A Career as an Auto Mechanic

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Aug 15, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
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In good times and bad, there are certain careers that remain in steady and even high demand. Auto mechanics are always in high demand, especially as cars become more high-tech and computerized. Increasingly few car owners have the necessary expertise to work on their own cars, even for routine maintenance. This book introduces readers to all the various jobs possible within the field, As well as the range of vehicles and engines mechanics can work on, from lawn mowers and weed whackers to foreign sports cars, city buses, yachts, and even jet fighters and rockets. Most importantly, this book maps out the educational, training, and professional path that should be followed to get the reader to a true safe haven from economic uncertainty.
 

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Contents

BREAKDOWN
8
GETTING A HEAD START
19
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
28
THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE JOB
41
ALLAROUND MECHANICS AND SPECIALISTS
52
OTHER VEHICLES OTHER ENGINES
60
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