Automotive Technology


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.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,492.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $391.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Brake and Chassis Technician432Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Automotive Service Technician 1296Certificate
Automotive Technician1512Certificate
Automotive and Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Technician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

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


First Trimester: 
AUT 0001 Worker Characteristic
AUT 1012 Brakes
AUT 1022 Suspension & Steering
AUT 1030 Technology Foundations
AUT 1040 Automotive Safety and Orientation
AUT 1050 Basic Electrical
AUT 2011 Engine Repair I
Second Trimester: 
AUT 0002 Worker Characteristic
AUT 2012 Engine Repair II
AUT 2021 Heating & Air Conditioning
AUT 3011 Electric & Electronic Systems I
Third Trimester: 
AUT 0003 Worker Characteristic
AUT 3012 Electric & Electronics Systems II
AUT 4011 Engine Performance I
Fourth Trimester: 
AUT 0004 Worker Characteristic
AUT 4012 Engine Performance II
AUT 5011 Manual Drive Trains & Axles
AUT 5021 Auto Transmission & Transaxles
AUT 5030 Hybrid and Electric Vehicles


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


Alvin Devendorf
615-374-2147 x122

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