Automotive/Diesel Technology with Service Management

Is Automotive/Diesel Technology with Service Management For You?

Advanced Technology Institute’s large shop has the equipment to train students towards an Associate in Occupational Science Automotive/Diesel Technology with Service Management. From 400-12,000lbs engines, varieties of manual/automatic transmissions, tractor-trailers, and our full-service fuel-injection shop…you can become ATI ready!

Heavy vehicles are at the head of the nation’s transportation fleets and construction equipment. You could become part of the dedicated group that keeps America moving!

With the additional Service Management course load, students are provided the strong foundation in business management. Skills including customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management as well as understanding business financial reports, may give students the ability to advance more rapidly in the workplace or choose to be their own boss and manage their own business.

Program Description

Program Description
The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program in Automotive/Diesel Technology offers ASE/NATEF based training in the practical aspects of automotive and diesel maintenance and repair with emphasis on logical diagnostics procedures and effective repair methods. Students receive classroom and laboratory training using modern test equipment and specialized tools. Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic shop environment where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Course content provides students with the knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment as an automotive repair technician in an automotive service center.

The Service Management course work provides students with a strong foundation in business management, customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management as well as understanding business financial reports. Students with Service Management Skills may have the ability to advance more rapidly in the workforce or choose to start and manage their own business.

Curriculum

Curriculum
Course Number Course RequirementsClock HoursCredit Hours
ORN120Fundamentals of Technology1004
AUT121Basic Gasoline Engine1004
AUT122Vehicle Electrical & Electronics I1004
AUT123Steering & Alignment1004
AUT124Brakes1004
AUT125Drivelines I1004
AUT126Drivelines II1004
AUT227Vehicle Electrical & Electronics II1004
AUT228Environmental Comfort System1004
AUT229Automotive Diagnostics & Fuels1004
AUT230Advanced Diagnostics & Emissions1004
HVT134Four Cycle Diesel Engines1004
HVT125Diesel Fuel Systems1004
HVT126Advanced Diesel Fuel Systems1004
HVT230Hydraulic Systems1004
ACC170Accounting I502
CIS118Computer Applications502
COM220Principles of Speech502
ENG260Technical Writing502
PSY121Occupational Health and Safety502
PSY217Industrial Psychology502
SM210Service Management I502
SM220Service Management II502
SM230Service Management III502
SM240Service Management IV502
TOTAL200080
  • Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
  • Program length is 25 months (including breaks and holidays) – all schedules.
  • At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive an Associate of Occupational Science in Automotive/Diesel Technology with Service Management.

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Possible Career Track
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Program Available at: Main Campus, and Virginia Beach Campus.