Automotive Technology

Auto Mechanics make mobility happen.

Our Automotive Technology Program not only covers the essentials of automotive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair, it also includes specific training on electrical systems, HVAC, engine performance, suspension, steering, brake systems, transmission diagnosis and repair, and more.

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Automotive Technician and Mechanic

Specialized Auto tech training at J-Tech

If you’re looking for a career where you get to do what you love—and what you love is working on cars—you’ll be happy to know that on average, there are 67,700 job openings every year for automotive technicians.* And J-Tech’s Automotive Technology program is helping fill those 67,700 openings.

The best part? We’re not just sitting in classrooms or the virtual world at J-Tech. We’re transforming the future of mobility by providing our students with hands-on training in a fully equipped shop, designed to function like a real garage in the workplace. Keeping it realistic is how we help J-Tech graduates hit the ground running—and keep motors running across the country.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook:

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Shift your future in a new direction with a career in automotive technology.

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Automotive technology Program

J-Tech’s Automotive Technology program was designed around the eight Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) repair categories and certifications. ASE certifications are recognized industry-wide by car manufacturers, fleet, and independent repair facilities as the benchmark for technical knowledge in automotive technology. 

As a student in our Automotive Mechanic program, you'll also have access to the following benefits:

26,000 square foot automotive lab fully equipped with advanced training and diagnostic equipment.

Support from experienced instructors to prepare you for the ASE certification testing.

Valuable insights and networking opportunities from J-Tech’s network of industry contacts.

613 piece professional tool set that is yours to keep upon graduation.

Career placement support and assistance.

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Automotive technology Student

The Automotive Technology program prepares students for entry level careers in the automotive industry by focusing on both the technical skills necessary to acquire ASE certification, and the business and people skills that provide graduates with more opportunities and allow them to advance in the industry.

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