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Explore the Auto Services Technology Program

Students in the Auto Services Technology program diagnose, maintain, and repair a wide range of vehicles. They use the same diagnostic and repair equipment as Master Technicians to troubleshoot complex automotive systems. Students optimize vehicle operation and performance using critical thinking and math skills.

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Engage, Experience, and Learn

In Auto Services Technology, students learn basic shop and safety practices, tool identification, engine repair and performance, brakes, electrical systems, steering and suspension, heating and air conditioning, and transportation foundations.

Students prepare for ASE certifications, immediate employment, and further education in an advanced auto tech program.

They also participate in SkillsUSA, a career and technical student organization, that prepares students for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations.

Discover Career Opportunities

Explore our career tree to learn about the wide variety of professional opportunities that students are prepared for upon program completion or with further education.

  • Entry Level: Lube Technician, Automotive Technician, Detailer, Service Writer, Tire Installer

  • Technical Careers: ASE Automotive Technician, Parts Manager, Dealer Line Technician, Engine Builder, Tow Truck Operator

  • Professional Careers: Automotive Assembly Plant Manager, Automotive Service Engineer, Master Technician, Transmission Specialist

Auto Services Technology Career Tree

Earn College Credits and Certifications

Students can earn their Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification after completion and required work experience, ASE End-of-Program Certification, ASE or MAC Section 504 Certification (AC Recovery), and their SP2 Safety Certification.

We offer a variety of college credit options for students. View our statewide credit agreements.

  • Baran Institute of Technology, test out of 25% of time

  • Eastern Gateway Community College, up to 9 credits in Business Management

  • Franklin University, up to 24 hours towards B.S.

  • Lincoln Educational Services, up to 4 courses

  • Stark State College, up to 14 credits towards Business and Entrepreneurship studies

  • Universal Technical Institute, $500 tuition credit, up to 4 UTI courses

David Beachler

Contact Us

David Beachler, Program Instructor, 330-847-0503 ext. 1306, david.beachler@tctchome.com

Anina Karlovic, Program Supervisor, 330-847-0503 ext. 1011, anina.karlovic@tctchome.com 

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