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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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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.
Auto Collision & Management Technology
A steady hand and eye for detail make you a classic in this industry.
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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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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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Transportation August 8, 2022
Franklin foresees many opportunities with TSTC certificate
(SWEETWATER, Texas) – Jake Franklin has learned he will be able to do more than work on a truck after completing Texas State Technical College’s Diesel Equipment Technology program. Franklin, of Snyder, began studying for a Diesel Equipment Technology – Heavy Truck certificate of...
Transportation August 4, 2022
TSTC Auto Collision students look forward to the future
(WACO, Texas) – Jacob Pevia hears about it when he visits auto collision and repair shops of all sizes in Texas: more workers are needed. Pevia, an instructor in Texas State Technical College’s Auto Collision and Management Technology program in Waco, is also a...
Transportation August 2, 2022
TSTC brings CDL course back to West Texas
(ABILENE, Texas) – Texas State Technical College will begin offering commercial driver’s license (CDL) classes at its Abilene campus later this year. Through grants and donations, TSTC will offer four-week classes beginning September 12 to prepare students for the CDL written examination, while teaching...
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