Want to know how vehicles work? Inspect, maintain, and repair automobiles and light trucks? Be an automotive service technician or service writer.
You could use computerized shop equipment and work with the electronic components, or use traditional tools to fine tune an automobile. Get a certificate in automotive service technology.
Job growth is expected to decline slightly over the next 10 years, but has increased
by 3% over the last 2 years.
In this field, it is estimated you could earn $29,500 a year.
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- Automotive Technician
- Automotive Master Mechanic
- Automotive Engineering Technician
- Automotive Body Repair
At Delta, you get hands-on experience in Automotive Service Technology courses. We have two automotive labs and a number of vehicles that are used as teaching aids to help you understand the modern, sophisticated automobile.
About Delta's Program
The Delta College Automotive Service Technology programs meet industry standards and are evaluated every five years by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
- AUTO courses are based on NATEF task lists in all eight Automotive Service Excellence areas.
- Classes are taught through classroom and hands-on lab experiences.
- Courses prepare students for ASE certification tests.
Total credits: 48
|Books and supplies||$2,400|
|Off-campus room and board||$8,244|
*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.
Why you should choose Delta
Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.
You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.
At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.
Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.
Facts & Figures
1 in 8 people in our community age 17-70 have taken a class at Delta.
With over 900 faculty and staff members, Delta is the 4th largest employer in the area.
Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs:
- Automotive Service Technology - Associate
- Automotive Service Educational Program - Associate
- Heavy Duty Diesel Service Technology - Associate