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Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program offers courses in the eight core areas of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), the industry-backed national organization that certifies automobile technicians.

Eight core areas

  • Brakes
  • Steering and suspension
  • Electrical
  • Engine performance
  • Automatic transmissions
  • Manual transmissions
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Engine repair

Available electives:

  • Small gas engines
  • Hybrid electric vehicles
  • Diesel fundamentals

You can work on developing the practical skills you need to fix vehicles as well as other skills needed to advance to a supervisory position, including customer relations, estimating materials and labor costs, and managing the work of others.

Job Prospects for Automotive Technicians

The U.S. Department of Labor compiles statistics on the careers involving automotive technology. You'll find information specifically related to careers in Kansas, including salary information and the job prospects.