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Automotive Technician

The automotive industry is at the cutting edge of technology and there is a great demand for highly trained, customer-oriented auto technicians. Skills in automotive technology, diagnosis and repair open the doors to a multitude of jobs throughout the state and nation.

Occupations in this area:

For state and national occupation information, visit O*Net and enter the following code(s):

  • 49-3023-.01 Automotive Master Mechanics
  • 49-3023-.02 Automotive Specialty Technicians

* The U.S. Education Department now requires institutions to provide Gainful Employment information to prospective students that provide consumer information on program costs, student debt and completion. The above Career & Program information will provide a comparison between similar programs at different institutions

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For more information about this program, please contact us at SATTS@slcc.edu

FAQ

  • Maintenance and Light Repair
  • Brakes, suspension, steering and alignment
  • Electrical/electronic systems
  • Fuel Injection/drivability
  • Emission controls
  • Heating and air-conditioning
  • Automotive engines
  • Transmission and drive train systems
  • Diagnostics and review
  • 1/4 Inch Drive - Standard and Metric with Extensions and Ratchet
  • 3/16 to 9/16 standard depth
  • 3/16 to 9/16 deep or extended depth
  • 5 mm to 15 mm standard depth
  • 5 mm to 15 mm deep or extended depth
  • 3/8 inch Drive - Standard and Metric with Extensions and Ratchet
  • 5/16 to 7/8 standard depth
  • 3/8 to 7/8 deep or extended depth
  • 8 mm to 19 mm standard depth
  • 8 mm to 19 mm deep or extended depth
  • 1/2 Inch Drive - Standard and Metric with Extensions and Ratchet and Breaker Bar
  • 3/8 to 1 1/8 standard depth
  • 3/8 to 1 1/8 deep or extended depth
  • 12 mm to 24 mm standard depth
  • 1/4 and 3/8 drive torx socket driver sets
  • T8 to T25 and T27 to T60
  • 3/8 hex drive set
  • 1/8 to 3/8
  • 3/8 metric hex drive set
  • 4 mm to 10 mm
  • Combination wrench set standard 3/8 to 1"
  • Combination wrench set metric 9 mm to 21 mm
  • Flare nut wrench set 3/8 to 13/16
  • Flare nut wrench set 9 mm to 21 mm
  • Adjustable wrench 12"
  • 1/4" flat tip stubby
  • 3/16", 1/4", 5/16", 3/8" flat tip
  • #2 Phillips, stubby
  • #1, #2, #3 Phillips tip
  • Needle nose
  • Adjustable joint
  • Slip joint
  • Locking
  • Locking needle nose
  • Retaining ring convertible
  • 3/16 center punch
  • 3/32, 5/32, 3/16 pin punches
  • 3/32, 5/32 starter punches
  • 3/8, 1/2, 5/8 flat chisels
  • 20 oz. Ball Peen
  • 32 oz dead blow
  • 22 oz brass
  • 16" heal, line-up tool
  • 24" flat chisel w/handle
  • Claw type pick up tool
  • Inspection mirror
  • Magnetic pick up tool
  • Gasket scraper
  • Metal ruler 1/32 graduated 6"
  • Tape rule 6'
  • Circuit tester 12 v
  • Hand scratch brush
  • Steel cup brush 1"
  • Flashlight
  • Feeler gauges
  • Safety Glasses Polycarbonate w/side Shields OSHA approved
  • Ear protection
  • Hacksaw w/blades
  • Valve core/stem tool
  • Brake adjustment tool
  • Brake return spring tool
  • Brake hold down spring tool
  • Tire pressure gauge
  • Tire tread depth gauge
  • DVOM, high impedance 10a fused A/C coupled
  • Soldering iron or gun
  • Tool storage box
  • In addition to the standard tool list above, it is recommended that each student also provide a set of five jumper leads.

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