Automotive Technology

About

As the number of vehicles in use continues to rise and with the increasing lifespan of late-model cars, more automotive technicians will be needed to repair and maintain vehicles for peak performance. Learn to troubleshoot and repair today’s automobiles in the Automotive Technology program accredited by the National

Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Instruction is provided through hands-on training with computerized diagnostic equipment, alignment racks, and other modern tools to diagnose, service, and repair automobiles.

Training in electronics prepares technicians to work on computerized electrical systems.

Preparation is available in each of the eight areas certified by ASE. Automotive

Technicians may find employment in car dealerships, independent shops, and service centers.

• Engine Repair Technician

• Brake Technician

• Suspension and Steering

• Automatic Transmission/

Transaxle Technician

• Electronics Technician

• Automotive HVAC

• Powertrain

• Engine Performance

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $9,580.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $4,655.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Automotive Technician Assistant648Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice1728Certificate
Master Automobile Service Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1635 Technology Way
Athens, TN 37303

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

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Robert Stewart
423-744-2814 x208

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