Automotive Service Technology II
About Our Program:
Our program prepares students for employment as automotive technicians by providing them with state-of-the-art automotive service repair techniques.
This ASE Certified Program is designed to teach students the theory of automotive operation, service, and repair of modern vehicles. The content of this program is included, but is not limited to the following:
- Diagnosis, service and repair of engines, ignition, fuel, air induction, exhaust, computer engine and emission control systems.
- Diagnosis, service, repair and overhaul of automatic transmissions/transaxles.
- Operation, assembly, diagnosis, service and repair of manual drivetrains, clutches, transmissions/transaxles, drive and half-shaft universals, constant velocity joints, rear axle differential assembly, limited slip, four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
- Diagnosis, service and repair of heating and air conditioning, refrigeration, compressors, compressor clutches, evaporators, receiver driers, accumulators, condensers, heating and engine cooling, related control systems, refrigerant recovery, and recycling and handling.
- 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in any K-12 program
- Occupational Interest
This program consists of 750 hours and is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of three Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Automotive Engine Performance Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP B||Automatic Transmission and Transaxle||150 Hours|
|OCP C||Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP D||Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician||150 Hours|
|Total Hours: 750|
Full Program Completion:
- Completion of all program competencies
- Minimum basic-skills TABE® test: Math 10, Reading 9, Language 9; or
- One (1) or more ASE industry certifications
- Automotive Technician
- Automotive Technician Apprentice
- Automotive Technician Assistant
- Automotive Specialist in Different ASE Areas
The average wage for this career in Florida is $21.09 hourly or $43,860 annually.
Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to show little or no change from 2020 to 2030.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. To apply, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.gov. Visit the financial aid office for more information.
|South Dade Technical College|
28300 S.W. 152nd Avenue
Leisure City, FL 33033
|Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Automotive Service Technology II
|This program is designed to be completed in:||30 weeks|
|Program cost if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting but may have changed.||In-state: $2,325.00
750 hours x $2.56= $1,920.00
750 hours x $10.25= $7,687.50
|Fees $35.00 x 3 terms= $105.00
Books and supplies= $300.00
|Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ 0 of debt.|
|The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Florida|
|For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm.