Automotive Systems Technology

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 challenge associated with this fast and ever-changing field.

Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic course work. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operation of brakes, electrical and electronic systems, engine performance, steering and suspension, automatic transmission and trans-axles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive trains.

Course Descriptions

Accreditation

The Automotive Systems Technology program at Fayetteville Technical Community College is accredited by:

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175

Phone: (703) 669-6650 | Recommended Website: NATEF

Graduates should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be qualified for employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.

Automotive Systems Technology Employment Outlook
Automotive Systems Technology (A60160)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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Automotive Systems Technology (D60160)

Program Length: 3 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Diploma

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Ford Maintenance & Light Repair I Certificate (C60160C6)

Program Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Ford Maintenance & Light Repair II Certificate (C60160C7)

Program Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Medium/Heavy Truck Maintenance Certificate (C60160C5)

Program Length: 3 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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