Automotive Technology


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 Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASEEF) to the Master Automobile Service Technology (MAST) level in all areas of training.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,053.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,209.34

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Brake and Chassis Technician432Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Automotive Service Technician1296Certificate
Automotive Technician 1512Diploma
Automotive & Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Tech1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
Extension Campus Anderson County Higher Education Center
220 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716


First Trimester: 
AUT 0001 Worker Characteristic
AUT 1040 Automotive Safety and Orientation
AUT 1030 Technology Foundations
Basic Electrical
Suspension and Steering
Engine Repair I
Second Trimester: 
AUT 0002 Worker Characteristic
Engine Repair II
Heating and Air Conditioning
Electric and Electronic Systems I
Third Trimester: 
AUT 0003 Worker Characteristic
Electric and Electronic Systems II
Engine Performance I
Fourth Trimester: 
AUT 0004 Worker Characteristic
Engine Performance II
Manual Drive Trains & Axles
Auto Transmission & Transaxles
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles


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


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