Automotive educational programs rely upon community-based learning to translate the theory and practice taught in the classroom into the reality of being part of the workforce inside the industry. These community-based learning pipelines commonly take the form of:
Internships typically take place during a high school student's automotive education. They are a great way to get their foot in the door and gain on-the-job experience
- Job Co-Ops
Built into the student’s schedule are paid positions in which the student is placed into a service department to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom and learn on the job alongside the most experienced automotive technicians New Hampshire has to offer.
Mentors are assigned to students at both the high school and college level and their level of engagement with the student can range from working one-on-one to teach them the trade on a shop floor, to supervising the student's self-directed performance in the industry and providing guidance when necessary.