Automotive Services Technology

The purpose of this Automotive Service Technician program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the automotive industry. Shop and laboratory activities are an integral part of the program and include instruction in applied theory, the use of tools, equipment, materials and processes found in the industry. Diagnostic troubleshooting is emphasized in all areas of instruction.

This program has earned Master Certification from the National Automotive Technician’s Education Foundation (NATEF). Outstanding students may qualify to participate in the AYES internship program. After completing this program, students are better prepared to take Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification exams.

Next Start Date: August 12, 2019


After you have paid the application fee through PAYPAL on the PAYMENTS section you can then complete the application on the Careers Program Page.

Program Prerequisite Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license

Automotive Services Technology Teaches:

  • Automobile Services Assistant
  • Engine Repair Technician
  • Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician
  • Manual Drive Train and Axle Technician
  • Automobile Suspension and Steering Technician
  • Automotive Brake System Technician
  • Automotive Electrical/Electronic System Technician
  • Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician
  • Automotive Engine Performance Technician

Career PotentialClick here

Industry Certifications or Accreditation (click here)

  • ASE Automobile Technician Certification (A1 – A8)
  • FADA (Florida Auto Dealers Association)

Testing Requirements:

Accepted Tests Reading Math Language
TABE* 9 10 9
Wonderlic 238 262 238
New SAT 24 24 25
ACT 19 19 17
GED 2014 145 145 145
College Board Accuplacer 83 72 83

[ *Recommended ]

Program Length:

1800 Hours


Monday – Friday: 7:45am – 3:00pm


$8,888 for entire program*​(Based on Florida Resident tuition rates. For estimation purposes only, prices subject to change.)

Click here for a detailed cost sheet

ONET Government occupation information

  • Federal CIP Code: 47.0604
  • Program Number: I470608
Placement Rate: 85%

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