Automotive General Service Technician (ASE Aligned)

About this Major

This major is aligned to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards. Students can attain certification in several ASE entry-level categories through taking this course.

Many tasks performed by Automotive Service Technicians require detail-oriented, hands-on work. For success in this career, technicians must be able to work well independently and as a team member.

Technicians must be able to adapt to new technologies and methods for repairs. In addition, employers expect a clean and neat appearance, a good driving record, and a clean background check that displays professionalism.

Eligible Licensures/Certifications

ASE Entry-Level Certification in the following:

  • Brakes
  • Electrical & Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Engine Repair
  • Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Maintenance & Light Repair

Snap-on Certification in the following (Rockwell only):

  • Scan Tool Certification
  • Digital Volt Ohm Meter 604 Certification
  • Battery Starting & Charging Systems Certification

At A Glance

Open To

High school juniors and seniors and adult students

Campus

Reno, Rockwell

Total Hours Required

1,050

Length

  • Full-time: 9 months of instruction
  • Part-time: 18 months of instruction
  • Program length may vary based on progress rate

Times

Two sessions: Monday — Friday 

  • 8 a.m. to 10:55 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.
  • High school students and part-time adults enroll in either AM or PM session. Full-time adult students enroll in both sessions

Courses for Automotive General Service Technician

  • Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 125 hours
  • Automotive Engine Repair 125 hours
  • Automotive Electrical/Electronics 250 hours
  • Automotive Steering and Suspension 125 hours
  • Automotive Brakes 125
  • Automotive Engine Performance 250 hours
  • Work Force Staging 50 hours

Tuition & Costs

Costs for High School Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • ASE Student Entry/Level Certification- $40
  • Snap-On Certification

Tuition & Fees

  • N/A

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • Uniform(2): $78

Total Estimated Costs for High School Students

$78 for uniform
ASE Entry Level Certification Fee is paid by Francis Tuttle

Costs for In-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • ASE Student Entry Level Certification- $40
  • Snap-On Certification

Tuition & Fees

  • $2,310
  • Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • Uniform (2): up to $78

Total Estimated Costs for In-State Adult Students

$2,403

This career major is available for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information

ASE Entry Level Certification fee is paid by Francis Tuttle

Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • ASE Student Entry Level Certification- $40
  • Snap-On Certification

Tuition & Fees

  • $4,620
  • Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • Uniform (2): $78

Total Estimated Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

$4,713

This career major is available for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information

ASE Entry Level Certification fee is paid by Francis Tuttle

Employment & Outcomes

Salary Range

$12-$15

per hour

Pass Rate

82%

passing

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work for:

Automotive Service Centers, Independent Repair Facilities, Discount Repair Facilities, Retail Part Shops, Dealerships, Wholesale Facilities

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