Automotive Technician
Technical Diploma
54 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Please Contact Admissions

Due to high demand in this program, please contact Admissions at or (608) 757-7710 for any inquiries regarding enrollment in the Automotive Technician program.

What You’ll Learn

The Automotive Technician program will prepare you to perform factory-recommended maintenance procedures and to diagnose and repair performance problems of the engine, transmission, steering, suspension, heating, cooling, brake, and electrical systems in cars and trucks. You will also learn the proper use and function of hand and machine tools, automotive parts, online service references, computerized equipment, and other technical and diagnostic equipment required to maintain and service increasingly complex vehicles. In addition, our instruction places an emphasis on problem-solving skills, including the use of diagnostic equipment such as lab oscilloscopes, scan tools, and digital voltmeters.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Automotive Line Technician
Automotive Specialty Technician
Diagnostic Technician
Service Manager
Parts Manager

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Automotive Technician
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