Automotive Technology

Are you passionate about cars and want to make a career out of it? 

Our Automotive Technology program is the perfect way to gain the skills you need to troubleshoot car troubles, repair engines, and ensure our roadways are safe.You'll get to work with engine analyzers, scanners, and other computerized diagnostic equipment in a hands-on environment.

Plus, you'll learn about basic engine systems, computerized fuel injection, anti-lock brakes, passenger restraint systems, and computerized engine controls.


The classes are held at our Lafayette campus. Take a look at the degree plans:

Courses include:

  • Intro to Automotive Technology
  • Brakes
  • Electronics
  • Transmission
  • Transaxle and Manual Drives
  • Engine Performance
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Engine Repair
  • Heating and Air Conditioning. 


  • Service Technicians & Mechanics Average Salary: $46,540
  • Graduates go to work as automotive mechanics, service technicians, body and glass repairers, sales representatives, and managers.


Bryan Morris

Instructor & Program Coordinator, Automotive Technology

SLCC's automotive shop on the Lafayette Campus

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