• Classes

    Anticpated Start Date
    Meeting Times
    Summer 2023 M 8am-1pm; T-F 8am-2pm

    Course Info

    11 Months (1050 Clock Hours)

    Monday 8 am-1 pm; Tuesday-Friday 8 am-2 pm 
    (Summer schedule) Monday- Thursday 8 am - 2:45 pm

    This program is approved by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation.

    2020-2021 Curriculum Framework

    Program Requirements
    Students must be at least 18 and have a valid Florida driver's license.

    Program Description
    The Automotive Services Technology 1 (1050hrs) program prepares students with entry-level automotive technicians who can analyze, repair and maintain high-tech automobiles to manufacturer's specifications.

    Automotive Technology 1 uses a computer-managed laboratory and actual hands-on work to train the automotive technicians of the future. The course of study takes students through brakes, suspension and steering, engine repair,  and electrical systems. 

    Employment/Career Opportunities
    Career opportunities include technician, service writer, service manager and shop owner.

    Salaries for graduates range from $12.55-$23.46 per hour. The average salary for an experienced technician is about $45-50,000. Potential yearly earnings can be as high as $75,000+.
    Source:  Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation, Labor Market Statistics

    NOTE: A history of felony convictions, substance abuse or a poor driving record will adversely affect your ability to gain employment in this field. We encourage you to consider your personal history when making appropriate career choices

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    For questions regarding the program, please contact:  Rafael.CorsiBracetti@hcps.net