Shift Your Career Into High Gear

High Gear is a fast-track program to an exciting career as an auto technician; offered exclusively by the Van Horn Automotive Group. Over a two-year period, High Gear apprentice technicians work alongside experienced, technician mentors for hands-on training and real-world experience. Upon completion, a High Gear technician will have the opportunity to join Van Horn Automotive Group as a full-time auto technician.


Program Options:

  • Learn on the Job – Apprentice Technician
  • Maintain full-time employment with Van Horn

  • School to Work – Apprentice Technician
  • Maintain part-time employment with Van Horn while attending technical college


Program Benefits:

  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Tool allowance
  • Earn while you learn
  • Real-world, hands-on experience
  • Build connections and network
  • Job placement


Eligibility and Program Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Plan to pursue a professional career in the automotive industry or complete an Automotive Technician Program
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Remain employed for 90-days with a positive 90-day review
  • Provide evidence of successful completion of skills checklist each semester


Upon Completion:

  • Career opportunity as an auto technician with Van Horn Automotive Group
  • Participate in all manufacturing specified training and become a technician
  • Complete ASE certifications
  • Apply skills learned throughout the program to achieve technical proficiency
  • Tools purchased through Van Horn Automotive Group become employee’s property




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