Automotive Service Technology

Serving both degree-seeking students and professional technicians who want to upgrade their skills, our National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Master certified program offers an A.A.S. degree, as well as several certificates to prepare the student for success in a wide variety of industry careers.

JJC has transfer agreements with a number of 4-year institutions for students to conveniently pursue a baccalaureate degree.

What Will I Learn?

Students learn about every aspect of automotive service and repair in our state-of-the-art facility using modern equipment and technology. Students spend more than 500 hours repairing actual customer vehicles using school-owned tools, while gaining the valuable work experience employers find desirable.

What is Unique About Our Automotive Service Technology Program?

Students not only receive hands-on experience, but they will also finish the program with a professional skill set that is in high-demand by a variety of employers. Student become more detail-oriented and learn organizational skills, problem solving skills, and customer service skills.


Degree Information

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Certificate of Achievement

Automotive Service Technology

Automotive Service Technology (Advanced)


Certificate of Completion

Automotive Driveline Specialist

Automotive Engine Performance Specialist


Gainful Employment Disclosures

Information about the length of each program, its estimated cost, and a way to obtain further information about the kinds of jobs available for those who complete this program and participate in the student financial assistance programs. Whether you are a current student or a prospective student, we hope that this information is helpful in making informed choices about your career and education.

What Are My Career Opportunities?

Automotive program graduates with A.A.S. degrees, and that are ASE Certified, will have many job opportunities working in automotive service facilities including dealerships and fleets. There are also many employment opportunities with manufactures as well as product service and support companies.