Automotive Service Technology

Program Description

The Auto Service Technology (AST) Program prepares students for entry-level positions in the automotive industry.  The automotive areas of brakes and electricity/electronics are emphasized.  Instruction is provided in the areas of engine repair, automatic transmission/transaxles, steering and suspension, heating and air conditioning and engine performance.  In addition, extensive instruction is given on basic automotive skills such as hand tools, power tools, oxygen/acetylene torch operation, and shop safety.  AST utilizes the National Automotive Education Foundation (NATEF) program standards.

 

Related Careers

  • General Service Technician
  • Brake Technician
  • Steering & Suspension Technician
  • Engine Performance Technician
  • Electrical Systems Technician
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Automotive Service Management

Program Staff

Tom Lowe
Instructor
(269) 968-2271 x5209
Zac Aiken
Instructional Support Staff
(269) 205-8668
Jim Riker
Instructional Support Staff
(269) 235-9975