Automotive Technology involves the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of mechanical issues in automobiles. Automotive technicians develop the skills needed to accurately diagnose the source of a problem and to demonstrate quality workmanship.
We partner with leading manufacturers such as Toyota and Honda, providing you with unique hands-on training and certification specific to the needs of manufacturers and dealerships.
Larger repair shops often employ specialized mechanics in focused areas of interest, including:
- Air Conditioning
- Drivability and Emissions
- Heavy-line Mechanics
- Motorcycle and Diesel Running Vehicles
Employment is found in car dealerships, independent garages, private companies and government agencies or self-employment.
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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics**
Associate of Science in Automotive Technology: $6,626*
Certificate of Completion in Automotive Technology: $4,906*
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* Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on the 2016-2017 tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.
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