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Get your career on the road today with hands-on, state-of-the-art training. Whether it's Automotive Technology, Diesel Equipment Technology, or Auto Collision and Management Technology, we have a program to suit your interests. Partnerships with manufacturers provide specialized training and strong opportunities for you to land a job upon graduation.

Get a handle on this statistic: One in sixteen Texans is employed by the trucking industry. That means a career in diesel equipment technology could be a good career choice. And with 22 million registered vehicles in Texas, learning auto collision and management technology or automotive technology is a good bet. With so many cars, there will surely be a need for good repair technicians. Start your engine on a new career path.

Transportation Mechanic
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3%
Projected growth for diesel mechanics
2019-2029
61,700
Projected new jobs
for auto technicians
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Auto Collision & Management Technology
A steady hand and eye for detail make you a classic in this industry.
Automotive Technology
Some prefer to be behind the wheel, but you prefer to be under the hood.
Diesel Equipment Technology
Texas employs more diesel engine specialists than any other state in the nation, from trucks that deliver goods across the state to engines that power farm and construction equipment.
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TSTC Workforce Training offers non-credit courses for those who want to update their skills without enrolling in traditional college classes.
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5S OCD – Organize | Clean | Declutter
Online
Cindy.Brunett@tstc.edu
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Professional Bus Driver Training
In-person
80 Hours
$300,000
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Tesla START
Online
12 weeks
$2,700
teslastart@tstc.edu
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Professional Driving Academy
In-person
160 Hours
$3,900
Harlingen
Marshall
Fort Bend County
Harlingen
Marshall
Fort Bend County
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Our Career Services team takes your future seriously. We work diligently to connect our highly skilled students and alumni to our ever-growing network of companies across the state. That’s why Texas State Technical College boasts such a high job placement rate.

Our staff also provides comprehensive career planning services. We help with resume and cover letter writing, job search, interviewing techniques, phone etiquette, and any other skill you need to land a great job. And with hire TSTC, our private online job board, students and grads have exclusive access to the best jobs in the state.

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Whether you’re a high school student, a full-time worker looking to make a career switch, or you took some time off from TSTC and are ready to come back, getting started is easy.

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