100%, and getting shop equipment repaired or replaced is nearly impossible.
As an entry level general service technician you dont need tools. To be taken seriously as an automotive technician and do more than basic maintenance and tires you will want to start a nice tool collection.
No You Don't Need Your Own Tools They Supply Everything You Need.
Answered - Industrial Cleaner/Assembly (Current Employee) - West Point, GA
Waipahu shop not really. Some of the new guys didnt have any and earned their way up to get tools
Answered - Automotive Technician (Former Employee) - 58th capital
Yes your tools are a requirement to work at Midas.
Answered - Automotive Technician (Former Employee) - Marietta, GA
Yes you need your own tools
Answered - Technician (Former Employee) - Robinson, PA
As a tech yes
Answered - Store Manager (Former Employee) - Malden, MA