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Automotive Service Technology

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Program Description:

The Automotive Service Technology program prepares participants for careers in the world of automotive service and repair. Our students study with highly qualified instructors in a state-of-the-art facility while they are exposed to the increasingly technical field of Automotive Service Technology.

Our NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified program will prepare participants for an exciting career in the ever changing and evolving world of Automotive Service Technology. Our specialized courses are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards and will prepare participants for either work, or an advanced level of continuing education.

Students are exposed to the technical background necessary to service, repair, diagnose, and overhaul automobile systems and their components. This Automotive Service program gives students a proper foundation for all automotive service and repair, including basic principles pertaining to safety when working on cars and their systems.

Program Information:

Program NumberTitleLength
AER0014Automobile Services Assistor300 Hrs.
AER0110Engine Repair Technician150 Hrs.
AER0257Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician150 Hrs.
AER0274Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician150 Hrs.
AER0453Automobile Suspension & Steering Technician150 Hrs.
AER0418Automotive Brake System Technician150 Hrs.
AER0360Automotive Electrical/Electronics System Technician300 Hrs.
AER0172Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Technician150 Hrs.
AER0503Automotive Engine Performance Technician300 Hrs.

Program Costs

Florida Resident Tuition$5,040.00
Out of State Tuition$20,160.00
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees$1,095.00
Books / Supplies$282.00
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs$81.00
Florida Resident Total Cost$6,498.00
Out of State Total Cost$21,618.00

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit to apply.


  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Employment Opportunities

  • Maintenance and Light Repair Technician
  • Quick Service/Apprentice Technician
  • Auto Parts Counter Sales
  • Brake Technician
  • Steering and Suspension Technician
  • Tire/Wheel Alignment Technician
  • Heat and Air Conditioning Technician
  • Engine/Performance Technician
  • Transmission/Driveline Technician
  • Service Advisor Specialist
  • Service/Shop Manager
  • OEM/Independent Technician

Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

Program Info

Program Length:

1800 hours ǀ 15 months

Program Offered:

August, October, January, March, June

Delivery Method:

Hybrid  (includes class PLUS online instructional hours)

Days & Times:

Full-time (option 1)

 – Class

  • Monday – Tuesday,
    8:00am – 2:30pm and
  • Wednesday – Friday,
    8:00am – 11:00am

 – And Online (remote)

  • 9.0 hours / week


Full-time (option 2)

 – Class

  • Monday – Friday,
    8:00am – 11:30am

 – And Online (remote)

  • 12.5 hours / week

*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.

Enroll in our Automotive Service Technology program today.

To get started in the Automotive Service Technology program, Sign Up today for a program orientation or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

Mary Barone
(754) 321-5840

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

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