Automotive Technical Schools in Tennessee Tennessee is a Top 20 state for automotive technology growth*

With almost 16,000 automotive technicians needed across Tennessee by 2026, enrolling at Lincoln Tech’s Nashville automotive technical school is a smart choice. Lincoln Tech’s automotive shops and classrooms are equipped with industry tools and equipment, and ASE-Certified Instructors show you hands-on techniques in automotive training classes in Tennessee. You’ll learn by doing, not just watching, and you’ll build the skills you need to launch a career working for car dealerships, independent automotive service centers, parts facilities and more.

You can earn a diploma in Automotive Technology, add the Audi Education Partnership option to your training, increase your earning potential with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Service Management, or supercharge your career prospects with the High Performance add-on – exclusively available at the Nashville campus! After graduation you can also continue your education by applying for additional manufacturer training programs offered by BMW and MINI**.

At Lincoln Tech’s automotive technical schools, students receive instruction in:

  • Engine repair
  • Brakes, steering systems and suspensions
  • Performance tuning
  • A/C and Electrical systems
  • Computerized diagnostics
  • Transmissions

Our automotive technical school in Tennessee, originally known as Nashville Auto-Diesel College (NADC), is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. With a history like this, it’s no wonder employers know and trust the Lincoln Tech name. Training to become an auto technician is a smart career choice – not only in Tennessee, but across the country. Become part of a Nashville tradition, and call or visit the campus today.

* Career growth projections can be found at for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

** These programs are offered at the Grand Prairie, TX campus. Please speak with an admissions officer for additional details.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Lincoln programs can be found at:

Campuses that currently offer training in this program area are listed below, as well as links to exact program informational fact sheets:

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