Associate in Occupational Science Trades Leadership with Specialization in Automotive Technology

ATI offers NATEF/ASE Master Certified Auto Tech Training

The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program in Automotive Technology offers ASE/NATEF based training in the practical aspects of automotive maintenance and repair with emphasis on logical diagnostics procedures and effective repair methods. Students receive classroom and laboratory training using modern test equipment and specialized tools. Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic shop environment where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Course content provides students with the knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment as an automotive repair technician in an automotive service center.

Program Description

Program Description
The Trades Leadership course work provides students with a strong foundation in customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management as well as critical thinking skills.


Course NumberCourse RequirementsClock HoursCredit Hours
ORN120Fundamentals of Technology1004
AUT121Basic Engine Repair1004
AUT122Vehicle Electrical and Electronics I 1004
AUT123Steering and Alignment1004
AUT125Manual Drivetrain and Axles1004
AUT126Automatic Transmissions and
AUT227Vehicle Electrical and Electronics II1004
AUT228Vehicle Heating,
Cooling, and Environmental Control
AUT229Engine Performance1004
AUT230Advanced Vehicle Systems1004
AUT231Light Duty Diesels1004
Trades Leadership Courses
CIS124Applied Computer Applications1004
ENG270Technical Writing and Applied Communications1004
HUM250Critical Thinking and Leadership Skills1004
  • Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
  • Program length is approximately 18 months (including breaks and holidays) – all schedules.
  • At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive an Associate of Occupational Science in Trades Leadership with Specialization in Automotive Technology

Possible Career Track

Possible Career Track
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Student Consumer Information

Student Consumer Information
Annual Report Stats from 2019 ACCSC Annual Report

Program Graduation Rate Placement Rate
Associate in Occupational Science Trades Leadership with Specialization in Automotive Technology 63% 83%
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