What is Automotive Technology
Instruction in systems such as engines, fuel, on-board computers, transmissions, steering, suspension and brakes is the basis of this program. Knowledge of the various systems is used to develop skills in troubleshooting, performing preventative maintenance, servicing and repairing automobiles.
The program, which is designed to be completed in two years, prepares graduates for entry-level service technician jobs in the auto repair industry. The student may be provided a unique work-study experience alternating between periods of work on-site and work in a classroom - laboratory setting.
What are my career choices?
|Automotive Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Automotive Technology- Automotive Parts/Service Writer Track||$32,592|
|Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic||$32,592|
|Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technician||$32,592|
|Manual Transmission/Drive Train Technician||$32,592|
|Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Technician||$32,592|
|Automotive Technology- Automotive Technician Track||$32,592|
What are my degree, diploma or certificate options?
Associate in Applied Science Degree
- Automotive Technology
- Automotive Technician
- Automatic Trans/Transaxle Technician
- Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic
- Automotive Electrician
- AWS national Skills Stand Level 1
- Brake Repair, Engine Repair
- Front End Mechanic
- Tune-up Maintenance Technology
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