Automotive Technology students at FDTC work on a car in the automotive building shop

Automotive Technology

Program Type: Associate In Applied Science

Program Level: UG

Division: Career & Technical Education

Program Duration: 26 months

Program Contact: Keith McKenzie

Time: Day

Program overview

This program trains automotive technicians to diagnose, service and repair automobiles and light trucks. Many individuals seeking training in Automotive Technology expect to work as Automotive Service Technicians. Automotive service technicians and mechanics, often called service technicians or service techs, inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks. In addition to repair technicians, others who receive this training find employment in various positions within the transportation industry.

Entry Requirements

To see a list of entrance requirements for this program, please check the FDTC Course Catalog.

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Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety and environmental requirements in the transportation repair industry.
  • Differentiate engine system’s components.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the servicing automotive brake systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in electrical/electronic fundamentals.