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
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $6,230.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,883.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Safety and Orientation80Certificate
Engine Repair Technician230Certificate
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Technician230Certificate
Manual Drive Train & Axles Technician190Certificate
Suspension & Steering Technician180Certificate
Brake Technician200Certificate
Electrical & Electronic Systems Technician450Certificate
Heating & Air Conditioning Technician170Certificate
Engine Performance Technician430Certificate
Automotive Technician - General Line2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
340 Washington St
Newbern, TN 38059

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

$23,500
to
$38,800

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Jim Fowler
731-627-2511
Mackie Henderson
731-627-2511

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