Automotive Service Technology Program

ASTP Teacher and Student The Automotive Service Technology Program (ASTP) is a one-year, non-degree career certificate program that educates students on all phases of automotive service. Seminole State’s ASTP provides entry-level skills for the automotive service industry.

Classroom instruction is combined with structured laboratories that give students hands-on training with the latest model cars using the tools and techniques employed in the automotive repair industry. Training encompasses the operation and service of all automobile systems, and it includes the maintenance and overhaul of automobile engines, brakes, steering, electrical systems, transmissions, and heating and air conditioning systems.

Students who earn an ASTP career certificate can continue their education at Seminole State and work toward an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Automotive Technology or enter the automotive field as entry-level technicians.

Career opportunities are excellent for graduates of this program. Seminole State’s automotive programs are highly regarded in Central Florida, and most graduates find employment in the area upon or before graduation. Technicians are in demand nationwide as well.

ASTP Features

  • Approved by the Department of Education for Veterans' Benefits (full-time students only)
  • Provides skills necessary to take Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams
  • Offers hands-on training with the latest vehicles and equipment

For more information, email Ronda Thacker or call her at 407.708.2230.


Ronda Thacker
Fax: 407.708.2404