Florence-Darlington Technical College’s Automotive Technology Degree program helps prepare students for a professional career in variety of industry related fields. Graduates find careers at regional OEM dealerships, franchised repair facilities, independent repair shops and parts businesses. Some of the position titles include technician, service advisor, parts personnel and service managers. The program offers training in the areas of industry safety, tooling and equipment, component identification and function. Classes and labs allow students learn subjects related to preventive maintenance, electronics, engines, transmissions/drivetrain, brakes, steering/suspension, heating/air-conditioning, system diagnostics, advance driver assist (ADAS), and hybrid/electric vehicles.
This degree is designed as a 2 year program during the day for M-Th.
Automotive Technology offers a path that connects automotive repair and heavy-duty diesel repair. More information can be accessed: (hyperlink to evening diesel)
The program is accredited as an ASE MAST training provider.
PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
• ENG 155 or equivalent test scores
• MAT 155 or equivalent test scores