Join the REVOLUTION! As we accelerate the "grease to geek evolution" of the Auto & Truck Technician profession.

Today’s auto & truck technicians are a part of an exciting, dynamic, technology-driven industry. Nothing is boring about the job! A skilled technician brings a virtual “toolbox” of 21st-century technology and mechanical skills needed to repair today's complex vehicles, further supporting California's environmental goals to transition to a cleaner electric vehicle future.

$ 54,540 Average Salary
$ 115 B Industry Value
2 yr Education Program

Car Careers Scholarship Program has Awarded Over One Million Dollars!

The Annual “CAR CAREERS" Scholarship Program fuels a vision to fill the fierce demand for auto & truck technician and management roles critical to California's new car industry.

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The Foundation has Provided Scholarships to 1,300+ Students

For over 25 years, CNCDA, and its Foundation have fueled a vision to support the demand for the auto & truck technician and management roles critical to California’s retail automotive industry. We are proud to have awarded scholarships to over 1,300 students, totaling over one million dollars.

I’ve always liked working with my hands and working outside. Thanks to the CNCDA Foundation, I was able to pay for education and certifications to take the next steps toward turning my interests into a full auto tech career. Samuel Arias 2019 CNCDA Foundation Scholarship Recipient