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Automotive Technology, Diploma

Program Description
The Automotive Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. The program includes electronics, mechanical and parts replacement, troubleshooting or diagnosis, automatic and manual transmissions. The student if trained on most systems from the front of the vehicle to the rear of it. Industry and safety requirements are stressed. The Automotive Technology program is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Certified Program. This certification means that the instructor, curriculum, equipment and tools have all met ASE requirements.

Program Length
A minimum of 103 credit hours is required for graduation.
A full time student should expect to complete requirements in 6 quarters.  

Salary Range
$6-12 per hour Starting Salary
$16-25 Future Earnings for master certified technicians

Career Opportunities
Graduates of the Automotive Technology program at Okefenokee Tech are trained to become entry-level automotive technicians employed by automotive dealerships or independent garages. With the amount of increased auto traffic, the need for trained technicians is great. Graduates who become master certified technicians have unlimited opportunities.

Career Traits/Requirements
An automotive technician must like hands on working conditions, be able to follow
specific instructions well, maintain good physical condition, and be mechanically inclined.

Program Courses

General Education

13

ENG 1010

Fundamentals of English I

5

MAT 1012

Foundations of Mathematics

5

EMP 1000

Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development

3

Occupational Education

 

SCT 100

Introduction to Microcomputers

3

AUT 120

Introduction to Automotive Technology

3

AUT 122

Electrical and Electronic Systems

6

AUT 124

Battery Starting and Charging

4

AUT 126

Engine Principles of Operation and Repair

6

AUT 128

Fuel, Ignition, and Emission Systems

7

AUT 130

Automotive Brake Systems

4

AUT 132

Suspension and Steering Systems

4

AUT 134

Drivelines

4

AUT 138

Manual Transmission/Transaxle

4

AUT 140

Electronic Engine Control Systems

7

AUT 142

Climate Control Systems

6

AUT 144

Introduction to Automatic Transmissions

4

AUT 210

Automatic Transmission Repair

7

AUT 212

Advanced Electronic Transmission Diagnosis

3

AUT 214

Advanced Electronic Brake Systems

4

AUT 216

Advanced Electronic Controlled Suspension and Steering Systems

4

AUT 218

Advanced Electronic Engine Control Systems

4

AUT 220

Automatic Technology Internship

6

 

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Electives

 

Total Required Credits for Graduation

103


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