Program Number: T400700

CIP Number: 0647060411

1,050 Hours

2 years

Pell Eligible

Program Description

The Automotive Service Technology I program trains the student with the latest software, simulators, and diagnostic equipment in all phases of automotive services and electronics technologies.  The program combines classroom instruction with hands-on laboratory training in the troubleshooting, service and repair of automotive systems as well as a platform for continuing education or employment in a rewarding, high-wage career.  The program provides comprehensive skills enhancement training in the following automotive service areas: engine repair, braking systems, suspensions/steering systems, and electrical/electronic systems.  Program provides a gateway for current and qualifying future technicians with practical exercises in a wide range of electronics fundamentals as it applies to today’s technologically sophisticated simulators and vehicles featuring electronic fuel injection, computerized controlled ignitions systems, starting systems, accessory systems, anti-lock braking systems, and electronic emission control systems.  This program develops a mastery of the applications of electronics through practical skills training, problem solving methods, real-time simulation and live work experience.  Valid Driver’s License required for all students.

This program is eligible for full-time and part-time enrollment.

Occupational Description

Diagnose, service, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles. 

Economic Opportunities: Engine Performance Technician, Automatic/Manual Transmission Technician, heating and Air Conditioning Technician, Electrical Technician, Brake Technician, Engine Technician, Steering/Suspension Technician, Automotive Technician, General Service Technician, Maintenance and Light Repair Technician, Service Writer/Customer Service Consultant, Automotive Shop Foreman, and Automotive Parts Salesperson.

Program Structure

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

Course Number

OCP

Course Title

Course Length

Florida Resident Tuition Per Term

AER0014

A

Automobile Services Assistor

300

AER0418

B

Automotive Brake System Tech

150

AER0453

C

Automobile Suspension & Steering Technician

150

AER0360

D

Automobile Electrical/Electronic System Technician

300

AER0110

E

Engine Repair Technician

150

 

 

Total

1,050

$5,185.20

 

Mission Statement

The Automotive Service Technology I Program prepares students with entry-level skills to repair automobiles in five Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification areas.