Automotive Service Technology

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Automotive Service Technology

The automotive program is designed to prepare students for employment as an Automotive Service Technician.  Hands on training for Automotive Service Technician is provided in both classroom and automotive workshop.  Students will train on both foreign and domestic vehicles.  The Automotive program is NATEF (National Automotive Technician Education Foundation) certified and 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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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 $7,709 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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