Built with a flexible lab schedule and hosted at the state-of-the-art Center for Transportation Studies, this program is perfect for students (especially working adults) who need to take classes that accommodate family and job obligations.
The Automotive Technician program is about preparing you to perform factory-recommended maintenance procedures and to diagnose and repair performance problems of engine, transmission, steering, suspension, heating, cooling, brake, and electrical systems in cars and trucks. You will also learn about using hand and machine tools, automotive parts, online service references, computerized equipment and other technical equipment required to maintain and service increasingly complex automotive 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.
This program is certified by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), preparing you for the ASE exam, and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) — Automobile Service Technology (AST) level.
NOTE: Before admission to the Automotive Technician program, applicants must first pass the S/P2 Safety and Pollution Test. Federal law requires safety training before students can enter the work area. Contact the BTC Testing Center, (608) 757-7666, for testing details.
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Automotive Technician is a non-traditional occupation for females. Visit the Non-Traditional Occupations page to learn more.
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