Automotive Service Technology

  • HIGH-TECH industry equipment
  • Students are TOP RANKED at Skills U.S.A. contests
  • Learn hands on using actual CUSTOMER WORK
  • Instructors are ASE MASTER-CERTIFIED
  • Program facilities are STATE OF-THE-ART
  • Strong INDUSTRY affiliation

Students in the Automotive Service Technology program are prepared in all phases of auto repair, from basic maintenance to complex diagnostic procedures. Because of the variety of work, technicians must be familiar with electrical and computer-controlled systems, transmissions, and electronic fuel injection.

The Automotive Service Technology program offers students an opportunity to gain expertise with state-of-the-art equipment, including:

  • Computerized diagnostic units
  • Computer alignment centers
  • Scanners
  • Transmission dynamometer
  • Powertrain analysis equipment

The Automotive Service Technology program is certified at the M.A.S.T. level (Master of Automotive Service Technology) by NATEF, the educational arm of A.S.E. (Automotive Service Excellence.) A.S.E. certification through N.A.T.E.F. evaluation ensures that certified training programs meet or exceed industry recognized uniform standards of excellence. The instructors are all A.S.E. master-certified and teach in their area of expertise. Using the 8 A.S.E. areas as a guide, the students learn to diagnose and correctly perform repairs of:

  • Engines
  • Automatic Transmissions / Transaxles
  • Manual Drivetrain / Axles
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Brakes
  • Electrical / Electronic Systems
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)
  • Engine Performance

With a full service parts center on campus, students' shop experience will be almost identical to a modern automotive repair shop, using computerized repair orders, online parts ordering, creating estimates for customers and the opportunity for live work on customer vehicles.