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Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of motor vehicles by providing classroom instruction and laboratory experiences using equipment comparable to that found in industry. Upon successful completion of the two-year program, the student will be awarded a Certificate. Automotive Technology is an ASE certified instructional program.

Employment Potential

Students will find the Automotive Technology program a reliable and thorough training ground for employment in the automotive industry. The program has an excellent reputation with local industries looking for skilled workers and placement of students who complete the program is a top priority. Typical jobs filled by students who have completed this program include automobile repairmen and service advisors

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Possible Degrees

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    Automotive Technology, CC

Related Programs:

  • Automotive Machinist, CC
  • Automotive Vehicles and Accessories Marketing, CC
  • Collision Repair Technology, CC
  • Diesel Equipment Technology, AAS
  • Diesel Equipment Technology, CC
  • Diesel Equipment Technology, TC   

Areas of Specialty Training

• Brakes

• Electrical Systems

• Electronic Systems

• Engine Performance

• Suspension and Steering

• Automatic Transmission and Transaxle

• Engine Repair

• Heating and Air Conditioning

• Manual Drive Train and Axles

• Passive Restraints

This instructional program for post secondary students has been approved by the Vocational-Technical Division of the Department of Education of the State of Mississippi. The curriculum is based upon the task list published in ASE Certification for Automobile Training Programs. The task list serves as a national standard for certification of automobile technician training programs and is regularly reviewed and validated by technicians in the automotive industry.

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Intended time to complete:


24 months

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Jobs related to this program:



Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment (SOC 49-2093)

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles (SOC 49-2096)

Automotive service technicians and mechanics (SOC 49-3023)



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Contact Information

Raymond Campus:
Auto Machinist
- Thomas McBrain

Vehicles & Accessories Marketing - Marc Mott

Auto Technology - Steve Miller

Collision Repair - Ovid Vickers

Diesel Equipment - Brent Johnson

Utica Campus:
Auto Technology
 - Eddie Perry

Collision Repair - Carlton Brown