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Automotive Systems Technology

You do all the work on your car and she purrs like a kitten! Turn your love for cars into a career with a degree in Automotive Systems Technology, which will prepare you for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive industry.

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 challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field. Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic coursework. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/trans axles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive trains. Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.

Apprenticeship Partners

CarMax Coastal Kia Coastal Autoworks
Baker Motor Company Bob King Capital Ford Wilmington
Fairway Ford Burgaw, NC Hendrick Toyota Wilmington Hendrick Chrysler Dodge Jeep
Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Stevenson Hendrick Honda Stevenson Hendrick Mazda Wilmington
D-E Mitsubishi Jaquar and Land Rover Parkway of Wilmington
Hughes Bros. Tires RNR Tire Express Street and Sons Tire and Auto Repair Acura
JS&J Auto Westgate Chevrolet of Burgaw

Curriculum Information

Automotive Systems Technology Certificate (C60160A)
Automotive Systems Technology CTE Pathway (C60160CP)
Automotive Systems Technology Diploma (D60160)
Automotive Systems Technology, A.A.S. (A60160)
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