Automotive Service Technology
Automotive Service Technology (I470608)
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster. The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment and/or specialized training in the automotive industry. It is recommended that students enrolling in this program have a valid driver's license.
The content includes, but is not limited to, planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.
George Stone Technical College is a Certified National Automotive Training Education Foundation (NATEF) Center. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared o take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exams for ASE certification. The sequence of OCP's after completing the core OCP A is at the discretion of the instructor. It should be noted that NATEF requires a minimum certification in four occupational areas (Brakes, Electrical/Electronics, Engine Performance and Suspension/Steering) for program certification.
Program content includes the following courses:
OCPs Title Course # HoursAAutomobile Services AssistorAER0014300 GAutomotive Electrical/Electronic System TechnicianAER0360150 F Automotive Brake System TechnicianAER0418300 E Automobile Suspension and Steering TechnicianAER0453150 B Engine Repair TechnicianAER0110150IAutomotive Engine Performance TechnicianAER0503300HAutomotive Heating and Air Conditioning TechnicianAER0172150DManual Drivetrain and Axle TechnicianAER0274150CAutomatic Transmission and Transaxle TechnicianAER0257150Program Length:1800 Hours
George Stone Technical College has an open-enrollment policy. Provided there is seat availability in the desired class, the student may begin classes on the first Monday of each quarter.
Fall Enrollment Dates Spring Enrollment Dates August 10, 2023January 8, 2024 October 2, 2023March 4, 2024
Status Times FrequencyFull Time - Evening2:15PM - 9:00PMMTWRPart Time - Evening2:15PM - 5:15PMMTWRPart Time - Evening6:00PM - 9:00PMMTWR
Estimated for Florida Residents
Basic entry tools: $500
Salary Rate: $21,000 - $60,000
Pensacola Average: $35,040
State Average: $36,000
National Average: $36,610
Instructor Contact Information
Instructor: Gary Travis Ellison
Phone: 850-941-6200 ext 2138
Location: Building 7, Room 702
Office Hours: Monday through Wednesday 11:30AM - 9:00PM and Thursday 12:00PM - 9:00PM