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Automotive Technology & Servicing  

You'll have two options in this program; auto technician or auto servicing. The auto technician student will learn theory, science, math/geometry, chemistry and physics as applied to the modern automobile, as well as participate in applied shop activities. The auto service student will spend more time in the shop, learning mechanical and cosmetic maintenance, management procedures, and the operation of the service and salvagebusiness. Both options provide the opportunity for instruction in the eight ASE certification areas, but content will vary in depth. The choice will depend upon your future goals and ability. The instructors will help you decide which option is best for you!

Program length: 2 years

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PhotoYou will be able to:

  • Understand the practical workings and theory of the modern automobile
  • Learn about different types of engines, fuel systems and power trains
  • Perform basic testing and repair of auto systems such as computer controls, exhaust, cooling, brake, fuel, electrical, emissions, steering, and suspension
  • Understand and practice electronic engine diagnosis and computerized wheel alignment

PhotoAutomotive Technology/Servicing students must have good math and science skills to know how to repair engines and mechanical parts. They must be able to use computers, read manuals, follow instructions, and talk to customers.

PhotoYou will be able to start your career as a(n):

  • Independent garages
  • Service advisor
  • New car dealerships
  • Service stations
  • Parts counter salesperson
  • Specialized technician

PhotoCACC students are employed by:

  • General Auto Supply
  • Friendly Chevrolet
  • AutoZone
  • Wilkerson's AMOCO
  • Landmark Auto Group
  • Performance Dodge
  • HPR Automotive

PhotoTech prep courses and credits available:

  • One-year certificate program in automotive technology
  • Two- or four-year technical degree in automotive technology
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