Automotive Technology Program at Ashland Community and Technical College
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Automotive Technology

 Instruction in systems such as engines, fuel, on-board computers, transmissions, steering, suspension, and brakes is the basis for this program.

The Automotive Technician option provides knowledge of the various systems used to develop skills in troubleshooting, performing preventative maintenance, servicing and repairing automobiles. The program, which is designed to be completed in two years, prepares graduates for entry-level service technician jobs in the auto repair industry. The student may be provided a work-study experience alternating between periods of work on-site and work in a classroom-laboratory setting.

Career Path

Careers available include technicians in automotive dealerships and independent garages, as well as working in both dealer and aftermarket sales. Graduates may continue education with automotive service training at automobile dealerships. Graduates also have the option of continuing their education at 4 year colleges.

Admission Requirements

There are no special admission requirements for this program.

Program Length

This program can be completed in two years.

Credentials Offered


  • Associate in Applied Science - General Occupational / Technical Studies



  • Automotive Air Condition Mechanic
  • Automotive Electrician
  • Manual Transmission & Drive Train Technician
  • Brake Repairer
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Technician
  • Engine Repairer
  • Front End Mechanic
  • Tune Up Mechanic


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John Bradley
(606) 326-2475

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