Automotive Technology

SLCC's automotive shop on the Lafayette Campus

Learn how to troubleshoot automotive problems of all kinds using the latest engine analyzers, handheld scanners, and other computerized diagnostic equipment. Students learn everything from basic engine systems to computerized fuel injection, anti-lock brakes, passenger restraint systems, computerized engine controls, and much more. 

Courses included in this program include Intro to Automotive Technology, Brakes, Electronics, Transmission, Transaxle and Manual Drives, Engine Performance, Steering and Suspension, Engine Repair, and Heating and Air Conditioning. Graduates can earn an associate degree in Technical Studies or a technical diploma.

Take a look at the Degree Plan:

Here are a few facts about the automotive industry – 

  • The annual wage for auto technicians is $34,130.
  • Graduates go to work as automotive mechanicsservice techniciansbody and glass repairmen, and small engine mechanics

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