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Automotive Technology - Certificate

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(843) 347-3186

Automotive Technology, Myrtle Beach South Carolina

This program will provide graduates with the knowledge and skills required to enter the automotive field as an entry level automotive technician. Graduates of this program will develop the basic skills required for diagnosis, maintenance and repair of passenger cars, light trucks through theory and lab instruction. Students will be introduced to essential management and customer principles.

Career Outlook

Because of high demand, good earning potential, and a shortage of workers, Automotive Technology is an excellent choice for those with an interest in a hands-on career. Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:

  • Automotive Technician
  • Lube Technician
  • Automotive Service Manager
  • Auto parts sales

Employment Opportunities:

  • Bell & Bell Buick GMC Trucks
  • Dodge Ram of Myrtle Beach
  • Sparks Toyota
  • Hadwin White Buick GMC
  • Conway Ford
  • Palmetto Chevrolet
  • Grand Strand Nissan
  • East Coast Honda
  • Myrtle Beach Chevrolet

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

For more information, contact:
Sean Dugan - (843) 349-7851

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall Course Title Semester
Credit Hours
AUT 102 Engine Repair 4
AUT 112 Braking Systems 4
AUT 124 Steering, Suspension and Alignment 4
WLD 116 Welding 2
  TOTAL 14
Second Semester - Spring    
AUT 115 Manual Drive Train / Axle 3
AUT 131 Electrical Systems 3
AUT 142 Heating and Air Conditioning 3
AUT 146 Emission Systems 3
  TOTAL 12
Third Semester - Summer    
AUT 149 Ignition and Fuel Systems 4
AUT 152 Automatic Transmission 4
AUT 156 Automotive Diagnosis and Repair 4
  TOTAL 12