Most employers prefer American Society of Engineers (ASE) certified mechanics or "Automotive Technicians" as they like to be called :) but from what I've encountered you could be a retard and still be able to get a mechanic job if you find someone to hire you, doesn't mean you'll get hired by big dealers/auto shops, or get paid the same as an ASE certified person. Hell you don't even have to speak English or have papers either ,just have a toolbox and a car with a sign that says "Oto Mekanyk i com to you house" true story :) ,
In Texas... as far as the auto shop you still have to comply with local licensing laws forexample chemical and hazardous material recycling, like engine oil, tranny fluid, register your business and pay your taxes, employees etc etc but employees/mechanics don't have to have any certification or school degrees whatsoever if they can prove to the boss they know what they're doing. You only need an inspection license to do car emission/safety inspection stickers, and you need to have a license and special equipment to work on certain year model Air conditioning systems using R22 freon. Hope this answers your question...
"An auto mechanic" is correct, and "a auto mechanic" is not. "Auto" begins with a vowel - typically, these will be preceded by "an" rather than "a".
enviroment for auto mechanic?
An auto mechanic is a mechanic which specializes in auto repair and repair focused on cars and motorized vehicles. I believe you are meaning a car mechanic also.
No, you do not have to be a boy to be an auto mechanic. Women can also become auto mechanics.
training required for auto mechanic
An auto mechanic repairs cars. Usually the drive-train, brakes, and engine.
Yes, auto mechanics does have to finish schooling to be a licensed auto mechanic. You don't have to have schooling to work as a mechanic but if something goes wrong with someone's car then you would be liable like a licensed mechanic.
Some credible and affordable auto mechanic schools may be found in your area, as well as online and one popular institute is Universal Technical Institute, and most Technical schools should offer classes in auto mechanic. If you visit http://www.directoryofschools.com/auto-mechanic-school.htm or http://www.automechanicschools.com/ you can search for a nearby auto mechanic school in your state.
Ken Wright - auto racing mechanic - was born in 1940.
There are numerous online sites that offer information on how to become an auto mechanic. Follow this link for an informative acticle on how to become an auto mechanic: http://www.ehow.com/how_5134_become-auto-mechanic.html
There are several companies that make custom tools for an auto mechanic. Manufacturers like CHAIN have large machines that can custom make auto mechanic tools.