Today’s automobiles are sophisticated machines. Inclusion of computer systems in automobiles have increased the demand for development of advanced troubleshooting and diagnostic skills in addition to the fundamental understanding of systems in the automobile. Learn how to analyze and troubleshoot suspension and steering systems, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, heating and air conditioning, transmissions, drive train and engine performance systems through lab activities, classroom discussion, and live work on vehicles.
Auto Service Technology is designed to prepare you for further education or entry level success in the highly technical automotive service industry. The program is a National Automotive Technician's Education Foundation (NATEF) certified two year program in which one year covers A.S.E. certification areas of electrical/electronic systems, suspension and steering, heating and air conditioning, and manual transmission & drivetrain systems. The other year includes A.S.E. certification areas of brakes, engine repair, engine performance, and automatic transmissions.
Hinds Graduate Opportunities
Apprenticeships: Advanced Skills and knowledge for continued training and/or post-secondary education; Workforce employment opportunities with higher level of experience and skills gained.
Automotive Service Technician, Service Advisor, shop Foreman, Service Manager, Self-Employment and many more.
- Junior and/or Senior
- Ability to work independently
- Have a desire to pursue a career and/or post-secondary education in an auto service related field
- Dependabile transportation daily to Hinds Career Center
Course Credit Information - Ivy Tech
AMV 107 - Engine Principles and Design (3 Credits)
AST 109 Engine Performance (3 Credits)
AST 113 Electrical & Electronics I (3 Credits)
Course Credit Information - University of Northwest Ohio
AU 106 Suspension and Steering (6 Credits)
AU 127 Hydraulic Brake Systems (6 Credits)
HV 101 Service & Procedures I (6 Credits)