Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

What is the Automotive Technology program?

The purpose of this program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare individuals to engage in servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles at the entry level. The competencies in the automotive technology training program directly correlate with the knowledge required for the certification test given by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

CURRICULUM

Program Objectives:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of proper safety procedures in the shop. 
  • Demonstrate ability to set-up, operate and maintain hand and power tools, jacks, and hoisting equipment. 
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of diagnosis of malfunctions of engines, fuel, electrical, cooling, and brake systems, drive train, and suspension systems. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to repair malfunctions of engines, fuel, electrical, cooling, and brake systems, drive train, and suspension systems.
  • Demonstrate ability to use diagnostic equipment and interpret codes. 
  • Demonstrate ability to provide quality customer service to patrons.
Degrees/ Certificates
  • Technical Diploma (TD)

 

Program Admission Requirements
  • Admissions Application (submitted online)
  • Official transcripts from accredited high school or HISET/GED and colleges/universities, if applicable
  • Proof of immunization or signed waiver
  • Proof of Selective Service if required
  • Driver's License or photo ID
  • If applicable, ACCUPLACER test prior to enrollment or ACT scores accepted 
  • Admission to various programs may require additional documentation and/or requirements
Financial Aid Opportunities for Qualified Students
  • FAFSA to apply for financial aid
  • WIOA (Workforce Investment Opportunity Act)
  • VA (Veteran’s Assistance)
  • TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)
  • GO GRANT