Automotive Service Technology I
An exciting, fast-paced, and rewarding career.
Today, automotive technicians use computers and scanners to help diagnose problems in cars. This discipline is taught by ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified instructors and allows students who complete specific coursework to be qualified for employment or additional specialized training.
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.
|D.A. Dorsey Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.|
The entire program is 1050 hours. 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|
Automotive Service Mechanic
Automotive Parts Specialist
The average wage for this career in Florida is $21.09 hourly or $43,860 annually.
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|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|D.A. Dorsey Technical College|
Don Hylor Jr.
- O*Net Online: https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-3023.00
- 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.
- Curriculum Framework See Automotive Service Technology 1 (T400700) (RTF): http://www.fldoe.org/academics/career-adult-edu/career-tech-edu/curriculum-frameworks/2020-21-frameworks/transportation-distribution-logistics.stml