Begin an Exciting Career in Appliance Repair!
In fewer than 6 months you could be working as an Appliance Repair Technician, using your problem-solving and technical skills to repair home appliances.
At a Glance
Explore Your Opportunity
Learn about various aspects of the Appliance Repair career, like a day in the life, typical jobs available, required skills, and more.
Explore the specific skills you'll learn and lessons you'll complete in the Penn Foster program by reading through the syllabus.
How do I know if this is the right career for me?
As an Appliance Repair Technician, you will most likely either work in a shop or in homes. You may be required to travel and could be subject to a variety of weather conditions if outdoor work is required. You will likely work irregular hours, with the occasional need for night and/or weekend work, and will often work alone. To learn more about this type of work, the skills you'll need to begin a career, and the opportunities that may be presented to you, download the Career Guide by clicking the link below.
Online Courses with Penn Foster
In-Demand Skills for Today's Jobs
Penn Foster's Appliance Repair program provides you with the real job skills that employers are looking for, giving you a leg up as you start your career.
Study When You Want
Our program is made for the working learner. The program's flexibility allows you to learn at home or on your break through our online, mobile-friendly student portal 24/7.
Support When You Need It
You're guided by Certified Instructors, Success Coaches, and Student Success Advocates - all working to help you succeed in your training program.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. "Home Appliance Repairers." Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020. Accessed May 13, 2022.
Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
**Penn Foster End of Program Survey, data collected January 2020 through April 2022