Automotive Technology



The mission of the Automotive Technology Program is to prepare the student for employment opportunities in the automotive field.

Skills taught in this program include: brakes, steering and suspension, transmissions and drive trains, engine repairs, engine performance and air conditioning. Students spend 60% in hands-on training while the remainder of the class focuses on theory. Objectives for each skill are aligned with ASE certifications, and all students are encouraged to sit for ASE certifications. Students admitted to the Automotive Technology program must have a valid driver’s license prior to admission.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,560.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $7,459.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Brake and Chassis Technician432Certificate
Automotive Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Automotive Service Technician1728Certificate
Automotive Technician 2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1745 Harriman Highway
Harriman, TN 37748


First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Suspension and Steering
Technology Foundations
Automotive Safety and Orientation
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Engine Repair
Heating and Air Conditioning
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Electric & Electronic Systems
Worker Characteristic
Engine Performance
Fourth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Manual Drive Trains & Axles
Auto Transmission & Transaxles
Fifth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Light Vehicle Diesel Engines


Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) - Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) - Brakes
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) - Electrical/Electronic Systems
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) - Engine Performance
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) - Engine Repair
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) - Heating and Air Conditioning
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) - Manual Drive Train and Axles
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) - Suspension and Steering

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