Frequently Asked Questions
1) Do I need tools?
Yes, you will need tools. However, you have an opportunity to buy tools at a
substantial discount during the program.
2) How long is the program?
Two full years including a summer quarter for a total of 7 quarters. This is a
closed entry program. Most students will enter in the Fall quarter only.
3) Are there any special requirements?
No, other than meeting a minimum age requirement of 18 years of age. Running
Start students excluded from the age requirement (Check with Running Start
Coordinator or high school counselor). Also, the student should exhibit a
command of basic reading, math, writing and English skills. Of course, a
passion for the automotive repair field is to be assumed!
4) Is this a promising career to enter?
Most certainly, with the future indicators demonstrating even a greater need
for qualified technicians for an industry that is already experiencing
5) Why pick RTC?
Along with quality up to date facilities students have the opportunity to have
the best in instruction in a competency (NATEF) based program. Ask around and
we’ll believe you’ll find that RTC indeed has an unparalleled reputation!
6) What if I have any further questions?
Counselors, registration and the automotive instructors will be more than happy
to answer any further questions. Drop on by and check us out!
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