Automotive Service Technology I
An exciting, fast-paced, and rewarding career.
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 content includes but is not limited to broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.
Automotive Service Mechanic
Automotive Parts Specialist
Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $21.09 hourly or $43,860 annually.
The entire program is 1050 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Automobile Services Assistor||300 Hours|
|OCP B||Automotive Brake System Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP C||Automobile Suspension and Steering Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP D||Automotive Electrical/Electronic System Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP E||Engine Repair Technician||150 Hours|
|Total Hours: 1050|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Automotive Service Technology I is available at the following school (s):
|D.A. Dorsey Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.|
|South Dade Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|D.A. Dorsey Technical College|
Don Hylor Jr.
|South Dade Technical College|
|Oscar de Leon||Ext. 2111|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm.