Automotive Technician

The Automotive Technician Program prepares the student for entry level skills required for employment as an automotive service technician. The program includes instruction in safety procedures and the proper use of hand tools and equipment; repair of engine, drivetrain, brake, suspension, steering, electrical/electronic, emission control, cooling and fuel systems; and the diagnosis and repair of engine performance problems. The National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) standards are used.

Program Hours = 900

Estimated Time for Completion*: 12 Months

Estimated Cost per Semester**:

  • Tuition and Fees: $0
  • Books and Supplies: $90
  • Off-Campus Room and Board: $5,635
  • Other Costs:

Career Options:

Program Completion Rate: 24%

(based on normal completion time)

Number of Completions: 21

Completed on Time: 5

Part-time Completion Rate: 52%

(based on normal completion time)

Number of Completions: 21

Completed on Time: 11

*Estimated time for completion is based upon normal time to complete the program and will vary for students who enroll part-time and for students who need to complete basic skills preparatory courses.

**Estimated costs per semester, based upon full-time enrollment of 12 units.

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