Delivery: Automotive Service Technology: Daytime classes only
Start: Automotive Service Technology Program Courses: Fall Semester only; Full-Time Only
Automotive Service Technician — Diploma (64 credits)
Basic Automotive Service — Certificate (27 credits)
About the Program
Due to the high demand for this program, the college cannot guarantee that students will start their career/occupational coursework in their early semesters. Remedial courses, if needed based on assessment test scores, are usually available.
The Automotive Service Technician Diploma program prepares students to perform automotive repairs in the following areas: engine repair and diagnosis, cooling system, emission control, computer systems, fuel injection, engine performance maintenance, air conditioning and automatic transmission/transaxle. Students perform various tasks according to the NATEF task list. An emphasis is placed on the development of quality work habits and ethics. The program is structured consisting of classroom lecture, lab, and live, shop work. Students will also be prepared to take the ASE certification tests in the following areas: engine repair, engine performance, heating and air conditioning and automatic transmission/transaxle.
The Basic Automotive Service Certificate program prepares the student to perform automotive repairs in the following areas: Tire service, lubrication, exhaust, body electrical, starting, charging, brakes, steering and suspension, wheel alignment, and standard drive train. Students will also be prepared to take the ASE certification tests in the following areas: electrical/electronic systems, suspension and steering, brakes, and manual drive train and axles.
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The Automotive Service Technology Program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
The Automotive Service Technology Program has been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and is a Master Auto Service Technology (MAST) accredited program.
Potential Job Titles
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Average Wage: $21.09/hour
Top Earners: $29.89/hour
Automotive Services Technician - Diploma 64 Credits
Basic Automotive Service - Certificate 27 Credits
To be admitted to the program, see the “Program Admission and Registration Guide” and information on the AST webpage. All students must meet the assessment standards as listed on the program website. Assessment testing is required in the following areas: Reading, Writing, and Math.
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Program Contact Information
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