Florence-Darlington Technical College automotive student works to repair an automobile during class

Basic Automotive

Program Type: Certificate in Applied Science

Program Level: UG

Division: Career & Technical Education

Program Duration: 12 months

Program Contact: Keith McKenzie

Time: Day

Program overview

This program provides basic training for persons interested in working in the automotive field. Vehicle servicing, systems maintenance and problem diagnosis are covered.

Entry Requirements

To see a list of entrance requirements for this program, please check the FDTC Course Catalog.

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Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Apply industry standard safety practices and specific safety requirement for different machining operations.
  • Interpret blueprint information and translate it into actionable items.
  • Perform basic setup and operation of CNC lathe and CNC mill.