Tech Apprenticeship Program

Becoming a Certified Service Technician at Smart Honda

Looking to jump-start your career without spending time and money on traditional eduction or even a trade school? The Tech Apprenticeship Program, at Smart Honda Des Moines, offers a clear path for your professional development, with hands-on training, mentoring, and a structured three-level plan to take you from beginner to certified technician. As an apprentice, you’ll start working and learning right away, gaining real-world experience under the guidance of seasoned professionals. Whether you’re looking for a fresh start or seeking to advance your skills, the Tech Apprenticeship Program provides the opportunity to kickstart your new career today.
Phone Numbers:Service Hours:
  • Mon - Thu7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • SunClosed

One Year Apprenticeship

Below are the steps you will be required to complete in order to become a certified Technician here at Smart Honda Des Moines. This is a performance based program; therefore, No experience is needed but you will be required to show your progress in order to advance. We believe that all of our techs deserve a chance to become certified. That is why the tech apprenticeship program is not just for in-experienced or beginner techs but for all of our seasoned technicians to hone their skills in order to take those next steps in becoming certified technicians.

Level One

  • Hourly Wage
  • Basic Maintenance Tasks
  • Progress Review At 3 Months

Level Two

  • Earn a $250 Bonus
  • Increased Hourly Wage
  • Perform Higher Level Maintenance Tasks
  • Second Progress Review At 6 Months

Level Three

  • Earn a $500 Bonus
  • Further Increased Hourly Wage
  • Perform Advanced Maintenance Tasks
  • Third Progress Review on 1 Year Anniversary


Certified Technician

  • $1,000 Bonus (Total Program Bonus: $1,750)
  • Shift From Hourly Wage To A Higher “Flat Rate”
  • Perform Advanced Maintenance Tasks
  • Receive up to $1,000 Reimbursement On Tools Purchased For The Job


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11206 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA, 50325


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