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Automotive Technology Instructional Program

AYT Institute's automotive technology certificate program provides students with hands-on training in our well-equipped facilities. Graduates of this program are prepared for entry-level employment in specialized or general automotive service through training in the following areas:

  • Introduction & auto shop safety
  • Engine repair
  • Automatic/manual transmissions & transaxle
  • Suspension & steering
  • Brakes
  • Electrical/electronic systems
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Engine performance
  • Hybrid drive system operation and repair

This program intensively covers automobile service and repair. By the time the program is completed, the students will have sufficient knowledge and skills to obtain employment beyond the entry level as a specialized or general automotive technician in a new or used car dealership or independent service center. In addition, students will be required to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) tests and become certified when the ASE job experience requirements are satisfied.

The automotive technology program is a certificate program, designed to offer a rapid, high intensity training opportunity for students to enter the field of automotive service. Students will acquire the necessary skills to perform regular maintenance, minor or light repairs, and parts,   installation on automobiles and light trucks. It covers general principles and specific product information. The students will be doing hands-on training with functional vehicles. In all cases, courses are oriented from fundamental to high levels of technical understanding to provide the skills needed for employment.