Automotive Service Technology Post-Secondary Adult Career Certificate
Keep Central Florida rolling with your knowledge of automotive repair. Diagnosis the problems and learn to apply knowledge with hands-on training using techniques in today’s automotive repair industry.
Getting Started: Summer B Session
April 15: Financial Aid
June 13: Application
June 20: Classes Begin
Why Seminole State?
- Dedicated faculty: Faculty are "scholar-practitioners" with industry experience as well as academic credentials.
- Affordable tuition: Seminole State has significantly lower costs than trade schools.
- High-tech facilities: Labs are equipped with the latest technologies that simulate real-world job conditions.
- Industry involvement: Our industry-focused certificate programs offer excellent connections to Central Florida employers.
- Hands-on experience: Practical, hands-on learning experiences prepare students to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.
- Career advancement: Graduates are prepared for immediate entry into the workforce upon certificate completion.
Automotive Service Technology Post-Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
Major Code : AUTO-VC
Educational Plan: AUTO-VC
This program prepares students to become entry-level technicians, familiar with all aspects of automotive diagnosis and repair. The latest in computerized work stations and simulators are used in the classroom. Structured laboratories give the student hands-on experience with late-model cars, using the tools and techniques employed in today's automotive repair industry. Students successfully completing this program will be able to diagnose and repair any of the basic systems on late-model cars.
- Submit a completed Seminole State College application to the Admissions Office;
- If non-exempt, take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) within the first six weeks of admission into the program; TABE scores must be at or above 568 for Language, 570 for Reading and 579 for Math to exit the program and receive the completion diploma;
- Register for Fall Term;
- Be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.
Note: Students must earn a passing grade in each course to continue in the program.
Total program hours: 1,245 of 1,800
Courses beginning with a leading digit of "0", postsecondary adult vocational courses and AER prefix courses do not meet the requirements for an Associate in Arts or Bachelor's degree.
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.
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Tuition and Fees*
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For more information on Seminole State's tuition and fees, please see the 2018-19 fee schedule.
* Tuition costs are based on program costs for in-state students according to the 2018-19 fee schedule. The cost for books, supplies and any other program-related expenses will vary by program. Financial aid may be available for qualified students. As Seminole State is a commuter college with no residence halls on its campuses, costs for room and board are not calculated.