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Automotive Technology

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Students looking under the hood of an automobile

The automotive technology program is a combination of classroom and hands-on shop experiences that prepare students for careers in all phases of automotive service and repair on all types of cars. Students are trained on the use of workshop manuals in traditional and computerized formats, hand held meters and scanners, and special shop tools including power and hand tools.

Highlights include:

  • NATEF certified in: brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, suspension and steering, automatic transmission/transaxle, engine repair, heating and air conditioning, manual drive trains and axles.
  • ASE certified instructors and programs.
  • Students may begin 5-week courses 3 times during the semester.
  • 5-week courses allow completion of some certificate programs in one semester.
  • Small class size ensures individual attention and access to specialized equipment.
  • Preparation for ASE and State Smog Certification (Emissions Control) exams.


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