First Coast Technical College (FCTC)

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Automotive Services Technology

Hours

1800 hours / 56 weeks

Tech 1- 1050 hours/ 32 weeks

 Tech 2- 750 hours / 24 weeks

Class Schedule

Cost

Tech 1- Tuition is approximately $3,559.50 plus books, uniforms and fees

Tech 2- Tuition is approximately $2,685.00 plus books, uniforms and fees

Testing Requirements

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS)
Reading: 239
Math: 241

or

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores are valid for up to two years

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

OVERVIEW

Analyze, diagnose, and repair foreign, domestic, and alternative fuel vehicles in a high-tech precision industry

Utilize advanced diagnostic equipment in a modern facility to troubleshoot and repair complex automotive systems

Maintain, repair and fine-tune a wide range of vehicles alongside an ASE Master Technician in a full-service automotive center

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education

Average Salary

$39,993 /year

Community Partners and Recent Employers of Graduates:

  • Fields Cadillac St. Augustine
  • Volkswagen of St. Augustine
  • Bozard Ford – Lincoln
  • Beaver Toyota
  • Nissan of St. Augustine
  • St. Johns County
  • Hyundai of St. Augustine
  • NAPA Auto Parts
  • Coggin Honda of St. Augustine
  • Atlantic Automotive
  • Jacksonville Chrysler Jeep Dodge

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

  • Brake system
  • Electrical diagnostics, repair and diagrams
  • Engine repair, diagnosis & performance
  • Heating & air conditioning
  • Manual drivetrain & axle
  • Preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) industry certification
  • Suspension & steering
  • Transmissions

APPLICATION & LINKS

Automotive Services Technology

Automotive Service Technology 1

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A AER0014 Automobile Services Assistor 300
B     AER0418 Automotive Brake System Technician 150
C AER0453 Automobile Suspension and Steering 150
D AER0360 Automotive Electrical/Electronic System 300
E AER0110 Engine Repair Technician 150

Automotive Service Technology 2

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A AER0503 Automotive Engine Performance 300
B AER0257 Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician 150
C AER0274 Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician 150
D AER0172 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician 150

Industry Certifications

  • Automotive Service Excellence Professional Certification

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Auto repair shop
  • Car dealership
  • Insurance adjuster
  • Lube technician
  • Parts store
  • Service advisor
  • Service tech

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Transportation, Distribution & Logistics industry.

97%
Completion Rate*
80%
PLACEMENT Rate*
N/A
Licensure

Based upon the 2019 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2017-2018.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name:  Blake Ingram
Email:  [email protected]
Phone:  (904) 547-3445

Name: Jay Elliott
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3446

Name: Charles Harper
Email:  [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3440

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?