Automotive Technology

About

The Automotive Technology program provides instruction in current methods of service and repair of automobiles. Students are taught the use of manuals and how to utilize available  resources to assist in diagnosis and corrections of automotive problems. They are instructed in the proper use of equipment and tools. Throughout the course, students are prepared to take the ASE Certifying examinations, which is offered twice per year in the Knoxville area. The Automotive Technology program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) to the Master Automobile Service Technology (MAST) level in all areas of training.

Day Class Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM
Night Class Schedule: Monday - Friday, 3:30 PM to 10 PM

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $7,020.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,154.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
MoPAR432Certificate
Brake and Chassis Technician432Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Automotive Service Technician1728Certificate
Automotive Technician 2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 15,440

Current job openings per year: 1,590

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
AUT 0001 Worker Characteristic
AUT 1010 Brakes
AUT 1020 Suspension and Steering
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 and 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 Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

Certifications

Suspension and Steering (ASE)
Brakes (ASE)
Electrical/Electronic Systems (ASE)
Engine Performance (ASE)
Engine Repair (ASE)
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (ASE)
Manual Drive Train and Axles (ASE)
Heating and Air Conditioning (ASE)
Maintenance and Light Repair (ASE)
SP2 Mechanical Pollution Prevention
SP2 Land That Job Interview Skills
SP2 Mechanical Safety
EPA Section 609 Certification

Instructors

Andy Smith
865-522-3120
Thomas Walters
865-766-4350
Nick Gill
865-7664380

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