Automotive Technician

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Credits Required for Graduation: 64

Program Description

The Automotive Technician program combines classroom study and practical hands-on application, to provide students with the essential skills needed to determine and make the appropriate repairs on today's vehicles.

Employment Opportunities

The employment prospects for automotive technicians are excellent. Technicians may find employment at new car dealerships, independent repair shops, specialty car care chains as well as federal, state, and county maintenance shops. They may also start their own business.


Hibbing Community College's Automotive Technician program is accredited by the National Institute For Automotive Service Excellence – Education Foundation. Students can take the ASE Student Certification tests while enrolled in the Automotive Technician program. Graduating from the Automotive Technician program will satisfy one year of occupational experience when taking professional series of ASE certification tests.

ASE Education FoundationContact the ASE Education Foundation:

1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE

Suite 401 Leesburg, VA 20176

Phone: 703.669.6650 or 703.669.6677


More information can be found at the ASE Education Foundation website

Admission Requirements:

Students are required to purchase their own basic tool set.

Program Plan

Automotive Technician Program Plan

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