APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

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Learn from our experienced team members and become the next generation of Huffines service professionals.

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The 1st U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program for Automotive Technicians in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Utilize GI Bill benefits to earn more money on top of wages.

PROGRAM MILESTONES

ENTRY LEVEL & ENTRY LEVEL NON-EXPERIENCED

Minimum Class Hours
50 hours

Range of OJT Hours (under the supervision of a certified technician)
650-1,000 hours (3-6 months)

Outcome
Basic understanding of tools & equipment. Understanding of basic automotive tasks; Express qualified.

LEVEL II

Minimum Class Hours
144 hours

Range of OJT Hours (under the supervision of a certified technician)
2,000-4,000 hours (1-2 years)

Outcome
Manufacture certifications. Apprentice will have competency & knowledge development of brand specific work. Able to perform basic warranty work.

LEVEL III

Minimum Class Hours
288 hours

Range of OJT Hours (under the supervision of a certified technician)
1,000-2,000 hours (6 months-1 year)

Outcome
Certified in brand specific warranty work with possible ASE certifications. Ability to diagnose automotive problems; B level tech equivalent. Completion of program.

MASTER APPRENTICE CERTIFICATION (OPTIONAL)

Minimum Class Hours
288 hours

Range of OJT Hours (under the supervision of a certified technician)
1,000-2,000 hours (6 months-1 year)

Outcome
ASE certifications for specific expertise (diesel, transmission, electrical etc…)

COMPETENCIES

  • Safety, first aid, & hazardous waste disposal
  • Suspension & steering
  • Electrical/electronic systems
  • Engine performance
  • Brakes
  • Tires
  • Manufacture vehicle scheduled maintenance

BENEFITS DURING TRAINING

  • Guaranteed wage increases as training competencies are certified and validated 
  • Wage starting range from $14-$18 per hour (based on experience, qualifications, and progress)
  • Get paid - save tuition costs while training, plus reimbursement for select certification courses
  • Veterans Affairs benefits eligible training program - VA eligibility earns you even more
  • PTO starts accruing from first day of employment
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee purchase program
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Monday through Saturday schedule with 5-day work weeks

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OUR TEXAS SERVICE CENTERS

The Huffines service team provides auto maintenance for nine award-winning brands at locations in Plano, Lewisville, McKinney, and Corinth, TX.