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The TECH program by Mercedes-Benz is all about automotive technology and training to become a skilled repair technician inside our manufacturing facility in Vance, Alabama.


  • Up to 100% tuition assistance based on GPA
  • Paid work hours! Starting at $18/hour while attending school with an increase at the beginning of the 4th semester
  • Ability to work up to 40 hours per week
  • TECH by Mercedes-Benz Team Wear
  • Opportunity to gain automotive repair experience throughout the program

Community college partners:

  • Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Lawson State Community College in Bessemer, Alabama

    School & Work

    • As a student in the TECH by Mercedes-Benz program, you will attend classes at the community college of your choice and receive on the job training at Mercedes during each semester of the program.
    • Classes are held Monday – Wednesday
    • Assigned work days at Mercedes are Thursday and Friday, as well as all planned Saturday production days.

    Have questions?

    Brandy Snipes, SHRM-CP    |   Technical Program Management Specialist  |  Organizational Development & Training
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    Day in the life at Mercedes Tech