Program Overview

The Automotive Service Technology (AST) program prepares you for employment in new car agencies, independent repair facilities, automotive supply stores, service stations and as fleet mechanics.

Course Delivery & Structure

The AST program runs on a block schedule, Monday through Friday, typically from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The program combines classroom instruction on automotive theory with extensive lab time. You will cover a range of topics relating to the automotive industry and will apply this knowledge to actual work on lab vehicles.

 

Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation. After completing the program, you have an opportunity to earn credentials by successfully completing ASE certification exams.

 

Degrees & Certificates

 

Job Opportunities

Technician

  • City/State Fleet Services (Police, Fire, General Service Vehicles)
  • Corporate Fleet Services (Fed-Ex, UPS, School Buses, etc.)
  • Independent Garage
  • Mass Merchandisers (Sears, Midas, Goodyear, etc.)
  • New Car Dealership

Parts Sales and Service

  • Counter Technician

Management

  • Automotive Parts Stores
  • Dealership
  • Instructional / Education
  • Service Department
  • Service Writing
  • Warranty