Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Programs
Automotive Service Technology
Be part of the exciting transportation industry!
Students are trained in the use of technical and flat-rate information systems, as well as a variety of hand and power tools. Training also includes the use of electronic diagnostic and other test equipment. Specialty training is provided in such areas as air conditioning, front-end alignment, and the use of computerized automotive repair data systems.
Instruction coincides with the eight (8) areas recognized by the Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for professional technician certification, and provides for eight areas of specialization in Engine Repair, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Manual Drive Train and Axles, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, and Engine Performance. Students are encouraged to participate in the ASE Certification testing program during their training.
The Automotive Service Technology program is certified as a Master Training Program by the ASE Education Foundation meeting national training standards in eight Automotive Service Excellence areas of certification.
Additional Skills Covered:
- Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
- Basic Automotive Service
- Brake Systems
- Electrical Systems/Auto Electronics
- Employability Skills
- Engine Performance
- Engine Repair
- Heating & Air Conditioning
- Manual Drive Train & Axles
- Suspension & SteeringIndustry Certification & State Credential Exams:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Standing:
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry certification, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College. Students must enroll within two (2) years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry certifications.
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1800 hours (approximately 18 months – full time)
August & January
Traditional – 100% classroom based
Days & Times:
- Monday – Friday
7:05 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.