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Prepare for a career in trades

Automotive Technology is an in-demand career with competitive salaries and advancement opportunities. 

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Modern automobiles are complex machines requiring service technicians who are highly skilled and knowledgeable about mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems. The automotive technology program provides a strong combination of classroom theory and hands-on practice, with courses based on competencies established by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). You can earn a certificate in maintenance and light repair and an associate degree in automotive technology in this pathway. 

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