Automotive Technology

About

The aim of this program is to provide trainees with a thorough understanding of the methods of servicing and repairing automotive vehicles.  Trainees are taught to use the proper factory-approved methods of servicing, repairing, and maintaining vehicles. Training includes learning to make proper diagnosis using test equipment, hand tools, special equipment, precision measuring tools, and service manuals and specifications.

Training in automotive technology is designed to give students skills and technical knowledge  which will prepare them for entrance into the automotive field.  Units of instruction include training in the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) certified program, math, and the eight areas of A.S.E. certification: engines, electrical systems, climate control, engine performance, brakes, chassis, powertrains and transmissions.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time, Your Own Pace
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $7,716.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,791.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Light Maintenance Repair Technician432Certificate
Automotive Technician Assistant864Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice1728Certificate
Master Automotive Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1600 Hwy 51 South
Covington, TN 38019

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 15,590

Current job openings per year: 520

Salary Range

$27,100
to
$55,200

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Brakes
Suspension and Steering
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Engine Repair
Heating and Air Conditioning
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Electrical and Electronic Systems
Fourth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Engine Performance
Fifth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Manual Drive Trains & Axles
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

John Weaver
John Weaver
901-475-2526 x28

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