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Automotive Systems Technology



Program Information:

Roy Jennings
Director, Automotive Systems Technology

Auto Technicians The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as Automotive Services Technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field. Classroom and lab experience integrate technical and academic course work.

  1. Automotive Systems  
  2. Emphasis  
  3. Career Info  
Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and qualify for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.

CCC&TI offers several different educational programs in this area: For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog.
Courses in the automotive systems technology program are taught during the day and evening.

Emphasis is placed on:

  • automatic transmission/transaxles
  • climate control
  • electrical/electronic systems
  • engine performance
  • engine repair
  • manual drive trains
  • servicing and operation of brakes
  • steering/suspension

Career Information

The DOL's Occupational Outlook Handbook states, "Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow 9 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job opportunities for qualified jobseekers should be very good."

To learn more about employment outlook and working environment in the Automotive Systems Technology field, go to: To learn more information about employment outlook and work environment in the Office Administration field, visit CCC&TI's Career Coach site for the following programs:

Career Coach logo AAS: Automotive Systems Technology
Career Coach logo Diploma: Automotive Systems Technology
Career Coach logo Certificate: Basic Under Car
Career Coach logo Certificate: Basic Engine Performance
Career Coach logo Certificate: Sustainable Transportation Servicing
Career Coach logo Certificate: Basic Climate Control
Career Coach logo Certificate: Engine Repair Servicing
Career Coach logo Certificate: Basic Service Advisor

Gainful Employment Program Information

There are no additional costs for this program outside of tuition, fees, books, and supplies.


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