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Automotive Technology

  • Welcome

    SCC's Automotive Technology program has a reputation for graduating technicians who possess a high level of skills necessary in today's high-tech auto industry. Students receive hands-on training in one of the most respected programs in the region using state-of-the-art equipment.

    You're a Good Fit for this program because . . .

    Overview

    Students receive intense hands-on training in the areas of engine repair, automatic transmission and transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. All instructors are Automotive Service Excellence certified. The program is 18 months long and is certified by the ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd. NE, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20176, 703-669-6650, https://www.aseeducationfoundation.org/.Natef-Accreditation-Logo-web The program works with manufacturers, local dealers and independent shops to assure that SCC is providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date education to its students. Select Automotive Technology students also participate on one of SCC's Engine Build Competition Teams. The teams race against the clock at various events throughout the year to see who can get the engine started first. Not only is the Engine Build Competition spectator-friendly, it promotes teamwork and camaraderie.

    Mission

    The mission of the Automotive Technology program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality entry-level technicians in the automotive repair field.

    Employment Outlook

    The number of jobs for automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow faster than average for all occupations during the next decade. Employment growth will create many new jobs, but total job openings will be significantly larger because many skilled technicians are expected to retire and will need to be replaced. The average annual starting salary of recent SCC program graduates is $29,744.

    Starting Term(s)

    Fall and Spring semesters.

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