Learn skills to diagnose and repair: electrical systems, brakes, steering, suspension, ignition & emissions systems, and engine repair & performance. Classroom work and shop projects allow students to get their hands on a variety of cars and trucks.
Automotive Service Technician
Students will learn to diagnose and repair performance and electrical issues in the vehicle which affect its operation and drivability. It is important to know where to find the proper service information and how to get good information from the customer to help in the diagnosis. Students will learn electrical theory, how to do general electrical system diagnosis and repair, including electrical accessory diagnosis and repair. They will also learn to do engine performance diagnosis using a variety of equipment and how to perform tests on the engine computer, control sensors, sending units, and other electronic components and to determine necessary action. The hours completed in this major are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards, and ASE certification is recommended and industry recognized.