Automotive Technology


This program prepares the student to achieve proficiency in repairing and diagnosing today’s high-tech automobiles. With classroom instruction and hands-on experience, you can become a specialist in eight different areas of auto repair. Computerized, state-of-the-art equipment is used to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the factory approved methods of maintaining the automotive vehicle. The Automotive Technology training is adapted to the ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) Certification tests. This program is located at the main campus at 355 Scott High Drive, Huntsville, Tennessee.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,680.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,118.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Brake and Chassis Technician432Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Automotive Service Technician1728Certificate
Automotive Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
355 Scott High Drive
Huntsville, TN 37756
Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute
701 North Main Street
PO Box 70
Jamestown, TN 38556

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 17,790

Current job openings per year: 1,830


First Trimester: 
AUT 0001 - Worker Characteristic
AUT 1011 - Brakes
AUT 1021 - Suspension and Steering
AUT 1030 - Technology Foundations
AUT 1040 - Automotive Safety and Orientation
Second Trimester: 
AUT 0002 - Worker Characteristic
AUT 2010 - Engine Repair
AUT 2020 - Heating and Air Conditioning
Third Trimester: 
AUT 0003 - Worker Characteristic
AUT 3010 - Electric & Electronic Systems
Fourth Trimester: 
AUT 0004 - Worker Characteristic
AUT 4010 - Engine Performance
Fifth Trimester: 
AUT 0005 - Worker Characteristic
AUT 5010 - Manual Drive Trains & Axles
AUT 5020 - Auto Transmission & Transaxles


ASE Certification - National Institute of AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE EXCELLENCE

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