Automotive Service

The Automotive Technology program will prepare you for work in the automotive repair industry. You will be educated both in theory and hands-on applications covering all eight Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) topics. Our program is designed to develop job-ready entry level technicians who are prepared to enter the repair field. Emily Griffith Technical College follows ASE guidelines for each subject.

Our program takes a hands on approach to education. You will have the opportunity to work on school vehicles, taking them apart and putting them back together as they would in a repair facility. Teams are limited to approximately 3 or 4 students to ensure everyone experiences a hands-on education.

When completed, you will have the opportunity to earn eight individual certificates. One for each ASE subject:

  • Electrical/ Electronics
  • Brakes
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Engine Repair
  • Automatic Transmissions
  • Manual Transmissions and Axles
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Engine Performance

You will also have the opportunity to earn an Automotive Technology Certificate which verifies you have completed and passed all eight of the ASE Topics.

Other benefits for attending EGTC, in addition to the opportunities for employment in this industry, are our substantial support in job placement along with our strong ties with industry partners such as NAPA.

Our Automotive Service program is affordable, attainable and will provide you with the opportunity to graduate debt free. Apply now to Emily Griffith Technical College and start your journey.

Automotive Service Program Flyer

Gainful Employment Information

 

2017-2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/28/2017 – 6/27/2018
  • 10/3/2017 – 7/19/2018
  • 1/8/2018 – 11/1/2019
  • 4/23/2018 – 3/1/2019

Part-Time (M-Th, 12-4 p.m. or 5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/28/2017 – 5/1/2019
  • 10/3/2017 – 7/1/2019
  • 1/8/2018 – 10/1/2020
  • 4/23/2018 – 1/15/2020

Part-Time (M-Th, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/28/2017 – 5/1/2019
  • 10/3/2017 – 7/1/2019
  • 1/8/2018 – 10/1/2020
  • 2/1/2018 – 11/1/2020

 

Program Cost

 

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

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What's the average pay for automotive technician jobs?

Check out the latest compensation for automotive technicians on indeed.com.

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Equipment maintenance technician 
  • Heavy equipment technician 
  • Parts specialist 
  • Service advisor
  • Service technician 
  • Small engine repair 
  • Warranty administrator

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Auto repair parts stores
  • Auto repair shops
  • Car dealerships
  • Car leasing companies such as Fleet
  • Auto manufacturers (research and development, testing etc)

Upcoming Related Events

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Transitions Orientation
Time: 9:30am
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Vocational Transitions (Español)
Time: 1:00pm

From our students...

This program prepares you for all the aspects involved with working in a medical office and the teachers help you every step of the way.

Janeth Corral-Caraveo
Student

From our teachers...

We place nearly 100% of our students who complete these programs. We have very good job contacts in these programs, with a lot of community support, which makes these very successful programs.

Terry Partridge
Current Faculty