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Automotive Service Technology

NEXT CLASS BEGINS March 29, 2022 (Click here for more information)

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:

AER0014 Automobile Assistor 300 Hrs.
AER0110 Automotive Brake System Tech 150 Hrs.
AER0257 Automobile Suspension and Steering Tech 150 Hrs.
AER0274 Automotive Electrical/Electronic System 300 Hrs.
AER0453 Engine Repair Technician 150 Hrs.
AER0418 Automotive Engine Performance Technician 300 Hrs.
AER0172 Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician 150 Hrs.
AER0503 Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician 150 Hrs.


Admissions Requirements:

  • Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or provide official documentation for a TABE Exemption.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.


Program Hours and Schedule:

1800 Hours/15 Months/Hybrid

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm


Industry Certification and Licensure:

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



For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.


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

Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools calendar. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.


For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions Counselor for Automotive Service Technology:

Mary Barone

(754) 321-5840

[email protected]