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2023-2024 Academic Calendar

ASTF101 Automotive Service Technician Foundation

(910 contact hours)

Students who enroll in this program will examine, test and repair the parts and systems on cars and light trucks. They often use computerized diagnostic equipment to test, adjust and repair key vehicle components such as engines, steering systems, braking systems, drive trains, vehicle suspensions and electrical systems. The work of an Automotive Service Technician also involves reassembling and testing repaired items against manufacturers’ standards, as well as performing preventative maintenance such as wheel alignments, oil changes and tune-ups. The Automotive Service Technician Foundation Program consists of both Foundation and Level 1 Technical training. Students receive credit for Level 1 technical training and 450 work based training hours.

Restrictions: Must be in the Automotive Services Technician Foundation Program (ASTF1).

Other Prerequisites: Admission to Automotive Service Technician program

Lecture Hours: 330

Shop Hours: 580