NATEF Accreditation

Seminole State's automotive program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and meets the requirements for Master Accreditation, the highest level of achievement recognized by NATEF.

Founded in 1983, NATEF examines and evaluates automotive programs at secondary, postsecondary, public and proprietary institutions to ensure that industry standards related to automotive education and practice are upheld. It also aims to increase awareness of career opportunities for students in automotive programs.

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Accredited Programs

Benefits of Accreditation

  • Identifies program excellence
  • Enhances program credibility and recognition
  • Provides assurance of a quality education for students
  • Increases opportunities for job placement after graduation
  • Connects employers with graduates who are trained and prepared to meet the highest industry standards

To learn more about NATEF, please visit the NATEF website.


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