The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as automotive service technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field.
Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic coursework. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operations of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/transaxles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive trains.
Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.
Coastal Carolina Community College offers a Diploma and four Certificates. Each has been identified as a limited enrollment program and may involve certain deadlines. The appropriate coursework for each is listed below. See an academic counselor for additional information.
Awards Available – See Course Requirements above.
- Automotive Systems Technology Diploma (D60160)
- Powertrain Certificate (C60160P)
- Engine Performance Certificate (C60160E)
- Undercar Certificate (C60160U)
- Automotive Systems Technology Certificate (C60160)