Department Chair

Advanced Technology Center, Room 15-A, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Brian Oldham
Automotive Systems Diagnostics

Automotive Systems Technology @ FTCC

The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum at FTCC is here to help individuals who are passionate about cars and are interested in a career that is both technical and rewarding. 

As new makes and models continue to hit the market so does the need for qualified technicians to repair and maintain these new technologies, parts and intricate systems.

Learn how to fix the cars you love to drive – enroll in automotive technical training at FTCC and get on the path to a successful automotive career!

Are there Certifications?

Our department employs instructors that have Top Tier Master Certifications in ASE, FORD and General Motors. 
Your instructors will help you get fully immersed in a fast paced program that puts the tools you need to succeed as an automotive technician right in your hands while using state of the art diagnostic equipment.


What makes this program stand out?

This unique curriculum is accredited by NATEF &Ford, plus combines the latest in:
  • Automotive technology education
  • Relevant industry simulations
  • Strong academic coursework
These combine to prepare graduates for successful careers in the automotive service industry.


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.

Career Paths

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

Enroll Now!

At FTCC you can earn a degree, diploma or certificate in Automotive Systems Technology. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

Automotive Systems Technology (A60160)

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

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