How long does it take to learn Auto Repair? How much? Is It Difficult?

How Long Does It Take to Learn Auto Repair?
Latest update date: February 18, 03

Need use the car in Vietnam continues to increase year by year. This is considered a great job opportunity for young people who want to make money and start a career car repair.

Are you oriented? auto repair profession but wondering about:

  • How long does it take to learn?
  • How tuition?
  • What is the content and method of training?
  • Is it difficult to study, is it easy to get a job?
  • ...

However, the auto repair profession is not easy, requiring learners to work hard, roll, and always cultivate new knowledge to keep up with the continuous innovation of customers. car technology. In this article, Thanh Phong Auto Will share all the questions about auto repair apprenticeship, helping you have a clearer orientation when you intend to study. Let's follow along.

How Long Does It Take to Learn Auto Repair?
Is it difficult to learn Auto Repair?

The Potential Of Auto Repair Profession

According to data from the General Statistics Office, the number of cars in circulation in Vietnam has reached 5 million in 2020 and is still on the rise. Accordingly, the demand for car repair and maintenance growing, especially the team of highly skilled and agile human resources with new models of cars.

Requirements and job characteristics car repair usually quite high, so the income of repairmen is also very attractive, ranging from 7-18 million dong. In addition, this industry has stability, development potential and long-term sustainability. Therefore, if you are oriented, hardworking and constantly improve your skills and update your knowledge, this is an extremely good job for those who have a passion for cars.

Is it difficult to learn Auto Repair?

Automotive technology is increasingly developing with many intelligently improved features. The structure of automobiles is also increasingly special, unlike previous machines, but also integrated with many advanced systems and software.

Therefore, to become an "all-powerful" car mechanic, being able to repair the entire car is almost impossible. Car repairman Currently, they often focus on certain areas to be able to specialize in the most skills and techniques.

Areas in the auto repair profession you can refer to:

  • Car air conditioning repair.
  • Automatic transmission repair.
  • Automotive electrical and electronic repair.
  • Repairing car chassis.
  • Car paint.
  • Automotive welding.
  • Car interior and exterior care.
  • Automotive service advisor.
  • ...

If you focus on one area, study hard, increase practice, regularly update new knowledge, you will soon master your skills and go far in this profession. In particular, if you choose a reputable vocational training unit with a team of good teachers and quality curriculum, you will be equipped with the best knowledge and skills. Learning and following your passion will be easier and save more time and effort.

As for those who are afraid of difficulties, afraid of dirt, want to go fast, do not learn continuously, it is very difficult to follow the auto repair profession. Because this is not an easy and light job about hands and feet.

Is it difficult to learn an auto repair profession?
Learning the profession of auto repair is currently loved by many young people

How long does it take to learn Auto Repair? How much?

1. Depends on the course

Program auto repair training There are 4 main levels including: Beginner, Intermediate, College and University. Depending on the level of education, the training time will vary.

  • Primary: Studying at vocational training centers, each module will have different requirements in terms of study time, which can range from 2-4 months, 4-6 months, 6-12 months.
  • Intermediate: Studying auto repair at vocational secondary schools, the duration of study is 2 years.
  • College: Studying auto repair in college takes about 2.5-3 years.
  • University: Studying auto repair at university takes about 4 years.

Tuition fees will depend on each module/course, duration of study and regulations of each training unit.

Auto Repair Apprenticeship Time
Thanh Phong Auto - Prestigious, Professional, Good Price Automobile Repair Training Address in Ho Chi Minh City

Refer to the study time and tuition fees of some Beginner courses at Thanh Phong Auto Technical Practical Training Center:

STT

Course name

Course description

Time and tuition

1

Car maintenance course

 

  • Basic knowledge of maintenance (tools and work safety)
  • Chassis maintenance
  • Engine maintenance
  • Car body maintenance and cleaning
  • Maintenance of air conditioning system
  • Tuition: 6.300.000 vnđ/ lock up.
  • Duration: 75 hours
  • Study time: 2 - 4 - 6 or 3 - 5 - 7.

2

Engine Repair Course

  • Classification of gasoline engines and diesel engines
  • Structure and working principles of the systems:

. Fixed system
. Power generation system
. Gas distribution system
. Lubrication systems
. Cooling system

  • Disassembly, assembly, and calibration procedures.
  • Basic testing & diagnostics.
  • Basic maintenance & repair.
  • Tuition: 8.500.000 vnđ/ lock up.
  • Duration: 90 hours
  • Study time: 2 - 4 - 6 or 3 - 5 - 7.

3

Undercarriage repair course

  • Classification of brake, suspension, and steering systems.
  • Structure and working principles of systems.
  • Inspect, maintain and repair brake, suspension and steering systems.
  • Tuition: 8.500.000 vnđ/ lock up.
  • Duration: 90 hours
  • Study time: 2 - 4 - 6 or 3 - 5 - 7.

4

Automotive electrical course

  • Basic electricity and electronics
  • Structure & Working Principle:
  • Engine electricity (battery, generator, starter, ignition, ignition...).
  • Body electricity (clock, lighting, signals, wipers, glass washers, glass doors...).
  • Disassembly, assembly & alignment process.
  • Check, diagnose & repair.
  • Use software to look up circuit diagrams.
  • Use power meters & oscilloscopes.
  • Tuition: 8. 200.000 vnđ/ lock up.
  • Duration: 90 hours
  • Study time: 2 - 4 - 6 or 3 - 5 - 7.

5

Automotive refrigeration course

  • Describe the structure of the detailed components inside the system.
  • Understand the working principle of the air conditioning system.
  • Use special assembly and disassembly tools.
  • Know the procedures for inspection and maintenance of the car's air conditioning system.
  • Tuition: 8.200.000 vnđ/ lock up.
  • Duration: 75 hours
  • Study time: 2 - 4 - 6 or 3 - 5 - 7.
Technical course for car body repair 
  • Body structure, bodywork repair and impact effects
  • Repair techniques with hammer and anvil
  • The technique of repairing the shell body by mig-co2 . welding machine
  • Body repair technique by sealing washer
  • Tuition: 6.000.000 vnđ/ lock up.
  • Duration: 75 hours
  • Class time: Friday - Saturday
7 Automotive paint technical course 
  • Automotive paint overview
  • Surface preparation
  • Paint gun
  • Mix and spray surface primer
  • Spray paint color, paint gloss
  • Polish
  • Tuition: 8.000.000 vnđ/ lock up.
  • Duration: 75 hours
  • Class time: Friday - Saturday
8 General Repair Technician Course
  • Car maintenance
  • Engine repair
  • Repair roar
  • Electric Car
  • Car refrigeration
  • Tuition: 39.700.000 VND/ course.
  • Duration: 420 hours
  • Study time: 2 - 4 - 6 or 3 - 5 - 7

 

9 KTV Copper - Car Painting course
  • Overview of car paint;
  • Surface preparation;
  • Paint gun;
  • Mix and spray surface primer;
  • Spray eyebrow paint, gloss paint;
  • Polish. 
  • Tuition: 14.000.000 VND/ course.
  • Duration: 150 hours
10 Car Care Course
  • Labor safety;
  • Methods of using specialized vehicle care equipment;
  • Clean the outside of the car: Wash the car, wash the undercarriage; asphalt removal; glass stain remover;
  • Clean the inside of the car: Engine compartment; interior vacuuming; disinfect air conditioning ducts;
  • Protecting the car's surface: Polishing, coating the chassis, galvanizing the exhaust pipe. 
  • Tuition: 13.000.000 VND/ course.
  • Duration: 120 hours
11 KTV Maintenance - Car Care course
  • Basic knowledge of maintenance (tools and work safety)
  • Chassis maintenance
  • Engine maintenance
  • Car body maintenance and cleaning
  • Maintenance of air conditioning system
  • Labor safety;
  • Methods of using specialized vehicle care equipment;
  • Clean the outside of the car: Wash the car, wash the undercarriage; asphalt removal; glass stain remover;
  • Clean the inside of the car: Engine compartment; interior vacuuming; disinfect air conditioning ducts;
  • Protecting the car's surface: Polishing, coating the chassis, galvanizing the exhaust pipe. 

 

  • Tuition: 19.300.000 VND/ course.
  • Duration: 195 hours
12 Course instructs on care and safe driving skills
  • Methods of using the vehicle before and after moving;
  • Daily maintenance + periodic maintenance;
  • Car care;
  • Check the car before putting it in the garage;
  • Driving techniques on mixed roads, highways, and in harsh weather conditions;
  • Driver's psychology + Handling unexpected situations when participating in traffic on the road;
  • Comply with road traffic laws;
  • Methods of using vehicle safety systems. 
  • Tuition: 1.380.000 VND/ course.
  • Duration: 10 hours

2. Depends on the seriousness of the learner

Fast or slow auto repair apprenticeship time depends on the seriousness of the student. If you don't make efforts, don't work hard, don't follow the syllabus, don't practice, it's very difficult to complete the course on time. And if you can do it, you won't be able to confidently practice.

Normally, at the intermediate, college, and university levels, if the students do not meet the output standards, they are required to study again (together with paying tuition fees). In short-term vocational training centers, most trainees are also retrained until they are proficient in their skills (usually at no cost).

So, Thanh Phong Auto shared what you need to know about auto repair apprenticeship: study time, tuition fee, difficulty level... Hope to help you have a better view of this profession.

If you have any questions about courses, vocational training orientation for auto repair, you can contact us for detailed advice!

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6 Commentary

  • Nong Dinh Tai 15/07/2022

    Want to learn auto repair, 0933888393

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  • Bui Xuan Hoang 24/07/2022

    College

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  • Ming 05/01/2023

    Want to learn the electric course - chassis

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  • Le Huu Nghi 07/07/2023

    I only finished high school, can I learn car repair and maintenance?

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  • Nguyen Chi 26/03/2024

    Where do you study and do you study in the evenings on weekdays and practice on weekends? 0384050840

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