Automotive Technology

About

The aim of this program is to provide trainees with a thorough understanding of the methods of servicing and repairing automotive vehicles.  Trainees are taught to use the proper factory-approved methods of servicing, repairing, and maintaining vehicles. Training includes learning to make proper diagnosis using test equipment, hand tools, special equipment, precision measuring tools, and service manuals and specifications.

Training in automotive technology is designed to give students skills and technical knowledge  which will prepare them for entrance into the automotive field.  Units of instruction include training in the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) certified program, math, and the eight areas of A.S.E. certification: engines, electrical systems, climate control, engine performance, brakes, chassis, powertrains and transmissions.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,080.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $391.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Heating & Air Conditioning Technician174Certificate
Suspension & Steering Technician180Certificate
Manual Drive Train & Axles Technician192Certificate
Brake Technician204Certificate
Engine Repair Technician234Certificate
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Technician234Certificate
Electrical & Electronic Systems Technician324Certificate
Engine Performance Technician432Certificate
Electrical/Electronic Systems Technician450Diploma
Automotive Service Technician2160

Campus Locations

Tri-County Extension Campus
2575 North Springs Rd
Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150
Main Campus
716 McMurry Blvd East
Hartsville, TN 37074

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 15,440

Current job openings per year: 1,590

Certifications

National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) – Multimeter 525-596 certifications

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

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