Week in Review

Aug/22/2019 - 10:28am

The Difference Between Automotive Technicians and Diesel Technicians

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Thinking of working in auto or diesel repair? While these career paths share many similarities, they provide two different services.

Job skills and requirements

Automotive and diesel technology programs both typically include courses on servicing and repairing engines, transmissions, steering and suspension, climate control systems, …

Jul/17/2019 - 2:06pm

Difference between an automotive technician and an auto mechanic

If you’re looking for a new career in the mechanical sciences industry, you’ve probably heard that one of the most popular areas is automotive technology. With more cars on the road today than ever before—and more complex tech running those cars than ever before—technicians and mechanics are …

Jul/17/2019 - 2:02pm

Different Types of Welding

If you’re looking for a career in welding, you may not realize that welding isn’t just one process. While the basic premise is the same—joining metals together—there’s actually more than one way to accomplish that goal. There are a variety of types of welding incorporating different technologies, materials, and styles.

Let’s take a …

Jul/17/2019 - 2:01pm

Is Diesel Technician a Good Job?


Diesel technicians, also known as diesel techs or diesel mechanics, perform maintenance and repair work for diesel vehicles and trucks. Wondering if it’s a good job for you? Here are four reasons why pursuing a career as a diesel technician could be the right choice.

1. You like to work with …

May/20/2019 - 5:25pm

The State of the Mechanical Sciences Job Market in 2019

What does the job market look like?


Throughout 2019, Career College Central will focus on one fast-growing industry per edition. In this series, we will analyze new data in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook to provide an overview of the employment market in that industry …

May/20/2019 - 5:21pm

Digital transformation on campus: Attracting and admitting students

How your college or university can improve the student experience through technology and data


In 2019, there is little that can’t be accomplished or aided by smartphone. The ubiquitous devices used to be primarily tools of communication and, to a lesser extent, information-gathering, but now they are part of …

May/20/2019 - 5:20pm

Top 20 Cities for Automotive Technicians


It’s no secret that automotive technicians have seen tremendous job growth over the years. As the auto industry has changed and vehicles have become more complex, it’s become essential to have trained and capable technicians to diagnose and repair them.

About the work

Automotive technicians, mechanics, and service techs work on cars …

May/20/2019 - 5:19pm

Marketing to High Schoolers: A Look at IAF’s Resources


The workforce continues to evolve. As high school students begin to prepare for their futures, they are considering more and more options for the next chapter in their educational journey. Gone are the days when a four-year degree from a traditional college or university was considered the …

May/10/2019 - 12:51pm

The State of the Health Sciences Job Market in 2019

Healthcare careers have always been held in high regard. The idea of caring for people from their first breaths through their last, guiding them through stress, grief, and joy and educating them about new phases in their lives, is a noble pursuit. Not to mention, the …

May/03/2019 - 12:44pm

Highest Paying Trade School Jobs

The United States is currently facing a huge shortage in workers who are skilled in various trade and vocational skills. While these skills don’t require a long educational commitment, they do provide opportunities for high-paying jobs to those who commit to pursuing that career path.

Trade Schools

Trade schools and career-based colleges are …

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