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Automotive Service

Overview

Our Automotive Service Technician Program trains students in the use of testing equipment, special tools, and the latest information and specifications to service the many types of automobiles. Students will learn to diagnose trouble in various automotive components and work with the latest systems and service techniques. Training also includes service and repair of emission control devices, alternators, electronic ignition, and electronic fuel injection. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that employment of automotive service technicians will continue to increase.

What You'll Learn
  • Use of diagnostic equipment and procedures
  • Component replacement and rebuilding
  • Proper use of hand and power tools
  • Operation of multi-meters, lab scopes, and gas analyzer
  • Servicing brake, suspension, transmission, differentials, heating & air conditioning, electrical and fuel systems
Career Settings
  • Independent garages
  • Dealership garages
  • Specialist shops
  • Own your own shop
  • Mass merchandise shops
Potential Employers
  • Ford, Chrysler and GM
  • Goodyear
  • Firestone
  • Honda
  • Tires Plus
  • State of Minnesota
  • Toyota
Additional Benefits
  • Program is NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation, Inc.) certified.
  • Learn from experienced instructors who teach in a "hands on" environment.
  • Enter the work force with specialized training using current equipment and technology.
  • Acquire appropriate preparation for ASE certification.
  • Possible part-time employment while going to school.
  • Advanced placement in the automotive field.