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Automotive Technician

Median Pay as an AutoTech
AutoTech Positions by 2024
Semesters until Graduation

AutoTech Degree

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Key Program Features: Real-world experience, small class sizes, hands-on learning, professional opportunities, and an engaging faculty.

If you are interested in a professional automotive technology program, head to Hocking College. This new program offers students in-classroom and hands-on experiences in the fundamental and practical aspects of automotive service technology. 


As a student AutoTech, you’ll gain hands-on experience through coursework and industry participation. You'll learn the fundamentals of automotive technology as well as the management skills of the industry, leading you on a successful career path.

Key benefits of choosing the Hocking College AutoTech program include:

  • Learn from experienced automotive instructors
  • Train in a modern automotive repair space
  • Complete practicums relevant to the course work
  • Engage in community involvement 
  • Travel across the country for professional development opportunities
  • Students are guaranteed paid-internship opportunities working with our strong industry partners


    Outcomes from the AutoTech Program at Hocking College

IMG_20170406_150330909.jpgThe following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology:
  • Operate fundamental tools equipment and resources related to basic Automotive Service in a safe and prescribed manner.
  • Research, communicate diagnosis/estimate, document, and bill for completed service procedures utilizing appropriate technology.
  • Evaluate costumer concerns and diagnose possible system or component malfunctions.
  • Inspect, Diagnose, Repair/Replace and/or Rebuild automotive suspension, brake, drivetrain, HVAC, emission, power-plant, and engine control systems.
  • Determine the correct procedure for the repair and then correctly perform the procedure.
  • Apply good customer relations skills in all interactions with customers.
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Hocking College

 2017 - 2018 Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology

Total Credit Hours:
62.0

Estimated Course Fees:
$4,526..00

Class Hours: 48.0
Lab Hours: 34.0

Total Credit Hours:
62.0

Estimated Course Fees:
$4,526.00

Class Hours: 48.0
Lab Hours: 34.0

 

Hocking College Reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.
  COURSE NO. FIRST SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  GS 1100 Cornerstone 1.00 0.00 1.00 $80.00
  OAT 1115 Computer Applications for Industry 0.00 3.00 1.00 $45.00
  MATH 1103 Applied Math 2.00 2.00 3.00 $182.00
  AUTO 1100 Automotive Electricity 4.00 2.00 5.00 $251.00
  AUTO 1101 Automotive Service Orientation 2.00 2.00 3.00 $1,400.00
  AUTO 1002 Internal Combustion Engine 2.00 2.00 3.00 $251.00
    Totals 11.00 11.00 16.00 $2,209.00

  COURSE NO. SECOND SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  BUS 1100 Small Business Mgmt 2.00 2.00 3.00 $92.00
  AUTO 1104 Automotive Dr Systems 4.00 2.00 5.00 $151.00
  AUTO 2018 Automotive Ssb 4.00 2.00 5.00 $300.00
  ENGL 1510 English Composition 4.00 0.00 4.00 $50.00
    Totals 14.00 6.00 17.00 $793.00

  COURSE NO. SUMMER SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  AUTO 2296 Automotive Practicum 1.00 7.00 2.00 $251.00
    Totals 1.00 7.00 2.00 $251.00

  COURSE NO. THIRD SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  COMM 1130 Speech 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
  PHYS 1202 Physics: Heat Light Sound 3.00 2.00 4.00 $110.00
  AUTO 2101 Advanced/Hybrid Drive Systems 2.00 2.00 3.00 $251.00
  AUTO 2102 Introduction to Diagnostics 3.00 2.00 4.00 $251.00
    Totals 11.00 6.00 13.00 $652.00

  COURSE NO. FOURTH SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  ENGL 1104 Job Search Techniques 1.00 0.00 1.00 $15.00
  AUTO 2220 Automotive Capstone 4.00 2.00 5.00 $151.00
  PSCY 1120 Organizational Behavior  3.00 0.00 3.00  $15.00
  AUTO 2202 Advanced Diagnostics 3.00 2.00 4.00 $240.00
    Totals 11.00 4.00 13.00 $621.00
FIRST SEMESTER
Course Hours: 11.00 Lab Hours: 11.00 Cost: $2,209.00

SECOND SEMESTER
Course Hours: 14.00 Lab Hours: 6.00 Cost: $793.00

SUMMER SEMESTER
Course Hours: 1.00 Lab Hours: 7.00 Cost: $251.00

THIRD SEMESTER
Course Hours: 11.00 Lab Hours: 6.00 Cost: $652.00

FOURTH SEMESTER
Course Hours: 11.00 Lab Hours: 4.00 Cost: $621.00

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A Career as an Automotive Technician gives you a fast track to a promising future.

354109-23113-20The demand for automotive technicians continues to increase.

Advancements in the automotive industry have created a demand for technicians trained to troubleshoot, repair, maintain and test today’s high tech automobiles.

Hocking College’s Automotive Technology program trains students in conventional and more advanced vehicular service techniques.

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The program prepares students for an entry-level position in service and repair by offering in-classroom and hands-on training in the fundamental and practical aspects of automotive service technology.


Interested in becoming an automotive technician? Download our e-book for everything you need to know about this growing field.

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