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Automotive Technology Class

Automotive Technology

The constantly evolving automotive industry needs well-educated and motivated technicians capable of continued growth and lifelong learning skills as new advanced technologies find their way onto our roads. The Automotive Technology track at LRCC consist of a series of evening and Saturday courses that provide students a well-rounded education with an emphasis on the service, diagnosis, and repair of today’s complex automobiles and their integrated systems.

Graduates who successfully complete the two-year Automotive Technology Program will receive an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology. Attaining this degree will open doors to numerous opportunities for higher skills jobs, income, and continued personal and professional growth. The range of career options include automotive technician in an independent shop or a franchise shop; parts person; service advisor; service management, ownership, and possible pathways to teaching.

The evening and Saturday hours make this program a convenient option for those individuals already working in the field, who want to improve their understanding and skills, or have the desire to prepare for ASE Certification testing. The courses are a combination of classroom theory and invaluable hands-on lab experience. The classes are taught by Master Certified Technicians with many years of experience solving the technical concerns related to engine performance, emissions, drive train, steering, suspension and braking systems, audio systems and HVAC.