Automotive Service Technology

STC Automotive Program

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Program Content:

Graduates of this ASE certified training program will be qualified for entry-level employment with automobile dealerships, fleet operators, automotive specialty shops, mass merchandisers, and independent retailers. Using state-of-the-art diagnostic and test equipment, students will learn operational theory, diagnostic procedures, and industry accepted methods of service and repair of current automotive systems.

All courses contain periods of classroom lecture, practical demonstration and “hands-on” laboratory experience to provide a comprehensive and thorough learning experience for the student. The instruction, course of study, facilities, and equipment of this institution, have been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Standards of Quality (ASE) for the training of Automobile Technicians.

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Program Length:

The Automotive Service Technology program is approximately 15 months (1800 hours).


Industry Certifications/State Credentials:

  • ASE Automobile/Light Truck Certification
    • A1–Engine Repair
    • A2–Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
    • A3–Manual Drive Train & Axles
    • A4–Suspension & Steering
    • A5–Brakes
    • A6–Electrical/Electronic Systems
    • A7–Heating & Air Conditioning
    • A8–Engine Performance
    • G1–ASE Auto Maintenance & Light Repair
    • Florida Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) Certified Technician
    • ASE Entry Level–Auto:
      • Automobile Service Technology (AS)
      • Engine Repair (ER)
      • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (AT)
      • Manual Drive Train & Axles (MD)
      • Suspension & Steering (SS)
      • Brakes (BR)
      • Electrical/Electronic Systems (EE)
      • Heating & Air Conditioning (AC)
      • Engine Performance (EP)

NOTE: Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification is an option after one (1) year of employment experience. A written test must be passed to obtain certification. College credit may be available for ASE certification. NATEF approved.

Obtainment Time Frame: In program


Unique Requirements:

Tools are necessary for employment. The State of Florida requires students to meet a basic skills requirement prior to program completion. The basic skills grade levels for this program are Math-10, Language-9 and Reading-9.


Certification:

Industry certifications associated with this program may include: Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in Engine Repair, Electrical Systems, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, HVAC, Manual Drivetrain, Front End, Brakes and Engine Performance. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification is an option after one (1) year of employment experience. A written test must be passed to obtain certification. College credit may be available for ASE certification. NATEF approved.

Applicants must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Licensed drivers

Standard Occupations:

For specific occupation information, including wages, employment trends and more, visit the following links:

Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics
www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-3023.00

For other O*Net Online information, please visit:
www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/SOC/


Course Campus Location:

Sarasota


Course Sequence:

OCP

Course #

Course Title

Length


A


AER0014


Automobile Services Assistor


300 hrs


B


AER0110


Engine Repair Technician


150 hrs


C


AER0257


Automatic Transmission & Transaxle Technician


150 hrs


D


AER0274


Manual Drivetrain & Axle Technician


150 hrs

E


AER0453


Automobile Suspension & Steering Technician


150 hrs

F


AER0418


Automotive Brake System Technician


150 hrs

G

AER0360


Automotive Electrical/Electronic System Technician

300 hrs

H


AER0172


Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Technician

150 hrs

I


AER0503


Automotive Engine Performance Technician

300 hrs