Automotive Technology

About

 

The aim of the Automotive Technology course 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 and the eight areas of A.S.E. certification: engine repair, transmissions and transaxles, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical and electronic systems, climate control, and engine performance.

Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM

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 $6,230.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $4,421.89
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Brake and Chasis Technician 432Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Automotive Service Technician1728Certificate
Automotive Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
740 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055
Clarksville Campus
135 International Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37040

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

Certifications

National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) – Multimeter 525-596 certifications
OSHA-10 Card
NC3 Torque Mechanical Certification
NC3 Scanner Diagnostics Certification

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Shane Hunter
615-441-6220
Darrol Samsil
931-572-1694

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