Automotive Technology

About

The mission of the Automotive Technology Program is to enable the students to obtain a thorough understanding of design, construction, and theory of the operation within the automotive systems and their relationship to the complete automobile.

The course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the methods of servicing and repairing automotive vehicles.  Each unit of study is approached by starting with the basic theory involved.  You will receive a high degree of individual instruction and learn the use of tools, special equipment, technical manuals, computerized service equipment, service specifications, diagnosis, and methods of repair.  Written and performance test are given to record your progress.  The instructor will help prepare you to take your certification examinations.    

Schedule: Days: Monday – Friday, 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM 
Nights: Monday – Thursday, 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,230.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,350.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Engine RepairCertificate
Automatic Transmission TransaxleCertificate
Manual Drive Train and AxlesCertificate
Suspension and SteeringCertificate
Brake SystemsCertificate
Electrical/Electronic SystemsCertificate
Heating and Air ConditioningCertificate
Engine PerformanceCertificate
Brake and Chassis Technician432Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Automotive Service Technician1728Certificate
Automotive Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Smyrna Campus
663 Ken Pilkerton Dr
Smyrna, TN 37167

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

$33,700
to
$55,900

Certifications

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Instructors

Charles Vaughn
615-898-8010 Ext.220
Eric Love
615-898-8010 Ext.223
Adam Burlett
615-898-8010 Ext.221

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