Automotive Technician

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN

Program Overview

Graduate in as few as 10 Months

Online and
In-class Learning

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify

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Classes Starting
February 28th, 2022!

  • Train to become an automotive technician
  • Combines theoretical aspects of automotive diagnostics with hands-on training in a shop environment
  • Introduces students to the different vehicle systems (engine, transmissions, suspension, etc.)

Request More Information

By submitting this form, I agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, which I have read on this website. I agree IEC Corporation and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and/or agents, including Florida Career College may contact me via email, telephone, text (Msg&data rates may apply. Recurring msgs.); via automatic telephone dialing system and/or artificial or prerecorded voice, for any purpose. I understand I do not need to provide consent to receive any good or service.

Program Overview

Graduate in as few as 10 Months

Online and

In-class Learning

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify

calendar icon

Classes Starting
February 28th, 2022!

  • Train to become an automotive technician
  • Combines theoretical aspects of automotive diagnostics with hands-on training in a shop environment
  • Introduces students to the different vehicle systems (engine, transmissions, suspension, etc.)

Automotive Technician Training Program

The Automotive Technician Training Program at Florida Career College (FCC) provides students with the knowledge, experience, and hands-on training they need to begin an entry-level auto technician career.

The program teaches students how to maintain and repair automobiles, combining the theoretical aspects of automotive diagnostics with hands-on training in a shop environment.

FCC’s auto mechanic training program introduces students to basic and advanced automotive technologies through a curriculum that includes instruction on engine theory, fuel systems, fuel injection theory, electrical diagnosis, ignition systems, carburetor repair, tune-ups, automatic transmissions, and front-end alignment.

So, if you love working on cars and are interested in becoming an auto mechanic, consider enrolling in FCC’s Automotive Technician Training Program. Under the guidance of instructors with real-world mechanic experience, you can graduate with the knowledge and skills to earn your diploma and begin a new career in as little as 10 months.

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN Career Outcomes

Students who complete FCC’s Auto Mechanic Training Program enter the talent pool equipped with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on shop training that employers are looking for when seeking to hire entry-level auto mechanics, automotive technicians, or automotive service technicians.

It's possible to complete and graduate from the program in less than a year, from enrollment to program completion. During your time as an FCC student, you will learn how to professionally diagnose, repair, and maintain domestic and foreign automobiles.

Students who complete the program may find themselves in one of the following careers:

  • Auto Technician
  • Automobile Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Mechanic
  • Installation Technician

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About This Program

FCC’s Auto Mechanic Course provides classroom instruction and offers training in an automotive shop equipped with the same tools students will use on the job in the real world.

The program ensures that students gain a set of professional skills, such as understanding detailed instructions, communicating effectively, and completing basic automotive diagnostics, repairs, and safety tasks.

Overall, the course is well-balanced, combining the theoretical aspects of automotive diagnostics with direct, hands-on, practical training in maintenance and repair procedures within a shop environment.

Skills You Will Learn

FCC’s Auto Mechanic Training Course prepares students to successfully enter the workforce by covering a variety of topics related to automotive technology.  The curriculum is designed to teach students how to test, diagnose, repair, and maintain the following automobile systems:

  • Engines
  • Transmissions
  • Fuel systems
  • Emissions systems
  • Braking systems
  • Steering and suspension systems
  • Climate control systems

Overall, the course is designed to provide graduates with the level of knowledge, skills, and hands-on shop training they will need to begin an entry-level automotive technician career. Students are introduced to the basic vehicle components, and they are taught how to test, diagnose, and repair the different components of such systems.

For example, FCC’s Automotive Technician training program provides students with a solid understanding of basic engine design, teaching them how to diagnose, repair, disassemble, and clean them. The program also covers the basic principles of vehicle electrical systems.

As students continue through the program, instructors teach students about fuel delivery systems, air intake systems, and exhaust systems. Students are also introduced to tire suspensions systems, power-assisted steering systems, braking systems, manual transmissions, automatic transmissions, and preventative maintenance.

Course Titles

Hours

Engine Theory and Systems

80

Electrical Theory and Diagnosis

80

Engine Performance and Ignition Systems

80

Fuel Systems and Emission Control

80

Steering, Suspension and Passenger Comfort

80

Brake Systems

80

Manual Transmissions

80

Automatic Transmissions

80

Preventative Maintenance and Hybrid Technology

80

Online Classes with Hands-On Learning
Classes Starting
February 28th, 2022!

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