Automotive Service Technology

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Automotive Service Technology

This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge, transferable skills, along with academic and occupational requirements. The instruction, course of study, facilities and equipment of the institution, have been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and meet the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Standards of Quality (ASE) for the training of Automobile Technicians in the following areas: Engine Repair, Electrical Systems, Manual Drive Train and Axles, Front End, Brakes and Engine Performance.  This program is eligible for articulated college credit*


Program Mission

The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment and/or specialized training in the automotive industry.

Program Content

Automotive Break Systems Diagnostics and Repair
Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems Diagnostics and Repair
Automotive Electrical/Electronics Diagnostics and Repair
Automotive Engine Diagnostics and Repair
Automotive Transmission and Drive Train Diagnostics and Repair
Automotive Air Conditioning and Heating Systems Diagnostics and Repair
Automotive Engine Performance Diagnostics and Repair

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in Engine Repair, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Heating and A/C, Auto Maintenance and Light Repair
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Gainful Employment Information

Automotive Service Technology Gainful Employment

Central Florida Wage Statistics

Average Entry Wage: $11.19 | Average Wage: $24.61
**Statistics are only a guide and should not be the sole factor in your career decision.

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity**

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Full Time:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

7:00 am - 1:00 pm 


Estimated program cost $7,063 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.


Tom Klem

Jose Aponte

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Program Requirements

Reading 9, Language 9, Math 10

Program Commitment

1800 Hours

Occupational Completion Points

Automotive Services Assistor - 300 hours
Engine Repair Technician - 150 hours
Automotive Transmission and Transaxle Technician - 150 hours
Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician - 150 hours
Auto Suspension & Steering Technician - 150 hours
Automotive Brake System Technician - 150 hours
Auto Elec./Electronics System Technician - 300 hours
Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician - 150 hours
Automotive Engine Performance Technician - 300 hours

*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

Program Textbooks

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