Automotive Technology


Completion 75% Placement 93%
Training in automotive technology is designed to give the students skills and technical knowledge to prepare them for entrance into the automotive field. The automotive technology program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).  Instruction is provided through hands-on training with computerized diagnostic equipment, alignment racks, and other modern tools to diagnose, service, and repair automobiles. Throughout the course, students prepare to take the ASE certifying examinations.
SPECIAL NOTICE:  Based on industry requirements, students should hold a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record. Class hours are Monday - Friday from 7:45 to 2:15.






Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,680.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,956.70

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Brake and Chassis Technician432Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Automotive Service Technician 1728Diploma
Automotive Technician 2160Diploma

New students enroll every month as space is available

Campus Locations

Main Campus
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville, TN 38555

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 17,690

Current job openings per year: 1,680


First Trimester: 
AUT 0001 Worker Characteristic
AUT 1010 Brakes
AUT 1020 Suspension and Steering
Brake and Chassis Technician - Certificate 432 Hours
Second Trimester: 
AUT 0002 Worker Characteristics
AUT 2010 Engine Repair
AUT 2020 Heating and Air Conditioning
Automotive Technician Apprentice - Certificate 864 Hours
Third Trimester: 
AUT 0003 Worker Characteristic
AUT 3010 Electric & Electronic Systems
Fourth Trimester: 
AUT 0004 Worker Characteristic
AUT 4010 Engine Performance
Automotive Service Technician - Certificate 1728 Hours
Fifth Trimester: 
AUT 0005 Worker Characteristic
AUT 5010 Manual Drive Trains & Axles
AUT 5020 Auto Transmission & Transaxles
Automotive Technician - Diploma 2160 Hours


National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) – Multimeter 525-596 certifications


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