Automotive Service Technology

Automotive Service Technician Working underneath a car

MNTC's Automotive Service Technology Program covers the skills needed to work as an entry level automotive service and repair - technician.  Students learn automotive preventative maintenance, service and repair in all eight areas as set by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing criteria and National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF). Students will covers such topics as suspension systems, emissions control systems, brakes, drive trains, electrical, and provide skills needed for advancement in the industry.

Students who successfully complete this program have opportunities to become employed by Moore, Norman, and Oklahoma City Metro automotive shops and companies.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Course Name
Fundamentals of Automotive Service
Automotive Brakes
Automotive Steering & Suspension
Automotive Electrical Systems
Automotive Automatic Transmissions
Automotive Manual Drive Train & Axles
Automotive Engine Repair
Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning
Automotive Engine Performance
Automotive Shop and Career Experience
Total Class Hours: 1050




Class Times

  • Start Date: August, October, January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. View scheduling options for adults. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Tools Needed

Please check with your instructor before purchasing tools. Prices may vary.

Credentials Available

  • Maintenance & Light Repair (ASE Student)
  • Brakes (ASE Student)
  • Engine Performance (ASE Student)
  • Suspension & Steering (ASE Student)
  • Electrical & Electronics (ASE Student)
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (ASE Student)
  • Manual Drive Train & Axles (ASE Student)
  • Heating & Air Conditioning (ASE Student)
  • Engine Repair (ASE Student)
  • Automotive Service Tech (ASE Student)
  • Refrigerant Recycling & Recovery Section 609 (ASE)
  • S/PS Shop Safety/Pollution Prevention 

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation/Automotive Service Excellence


Is this program right for me?


  • Manual Dexterity
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Written Comprehension
  • Sound Localization

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the Data Management Coordinator
  • Positive Placement Rate: 90.87%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • Tire Techs
  • Service Technician Assistant
  • Mechanic Helper




Potential Wages

Career Profile

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 47.0604

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: Can I attend part- time?

A: Yes. Students may choose to attend in the morning or in the afternoon as a part-time option.

Q: Does MNTC require student ID badges?

A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.

Q: Do I need a high school diploma for this program?

A: No, you do not have to have a high school diploma to apply. However, not having a diploma may affect your ability to apply for financial aid.

Q: How long will it take to complete the Automotive Service Technology program?

A: Full-time students can complete the program in one year (two semesters) while part-time students will take two years (four semesters).

Q: How much does this program cost?

A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.

Q: I cannot attend this class or program during the day, do you offer night classes?

A: This long-term program is not available in the evening. You might consider one of our short-term classes!

Q: Is there a waiting list?

A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

Q: What kind of job could I get from this program?

A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.

Q: What kind of testing is required prior to getting into the program?

A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor. 

Q: When does the program start?

A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.

Q: Who can apply?

A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.

Q: Will MNTC help me find job opportunities during or after I finish the program?

A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.

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