Apprenticeship Program

The Apprenticeship Program offered by Burtness enables high school students with a serious interest in the Automotive Technician field to pursue their interests and experience the field first hand.

The program offers a great opportunity for students to see what a career as an Automotive Technician looks like and whether or not it is a good fit for them.

In addition, if the student finds the career is in fact a good fit, they may qualify for the Educational Assistance Program offered by Burtness which provides tuition reimbursement for qualifying students pursuing an Automotive Technician Technical Diploma through Blackhawk Technical College.


  • Opportunity to assist & shadow Master Technicians, Service Advisers, and the Service
  • Manager
  • Opportunity to independently handle smaller projects w/ assistance / observation as
  • needed
  • Engagement in a professional dealership setting w/ a family culture
  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate education completion and extra-curricular programs
  • Opportunity to qualify for our Educational Assistance Program


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Presently enrolled in an Automotive Technician program
  • GPA Requirement

Educational Assistance Program

High school students who complete our apprentice program may qualify for our EAP. A program where we reimburse you for expenses incurred for your Automotive Technical Degree

Questions? Contact Us: Cassady Olsen – HR Director – (608) 879 – 2973

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