Do you enjoy working on cars? If so, have you ever considered how a degree in Automotive Systems Technology might turn that interest into a productive career? Complex computers and electronic systems run today’s vehicles, and those features require advanced training to repair and service. There’s a shortage of qualified technicians to perform those jobs, which translates to significant career opportunities for Automotive Systems Technology graduates in Alamance County.
Learn More – Earn More
With starting salaries of up to $35,000 per year – and $50,000 to $100,000 possible with 5 years of experience – this career path can provide a solid option for students who seek a fast track to success.
Alamance Community College’s experienced instructors give students the skills they need for these well-paying careers. This is a flexible, hands-on program that even includes online and evening course options. Students can pursue an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Systems Technology, a diploma, or a certificate.
What makes this program valuable?
Practical, Foundational Training
Through classes in Brake Systems to Engine Performance and Engine Repair, Suspension and Steering, Manual Transmissions/Transaxles/Drive Trains, Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles, and Transportation Climate Control, students will take home the hands-on training they need for innovative careers.
Essential Tools for Advancement
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy, Basic Transportation Electricity, and Advanced Automotive Electricity courses provide the technical building blocks to tackle the repair and maintenance of today’s complex vehicles.
Keys to a Successful Automotive Business
Courses in Auto Shop Management, Introduction to Transport Technology, Basic PC Literacy, and Oral Communications help students gain the knowledge and confidence they’ll need to be a valued part of a successful business, or even to run a business of their own! Freshman Composition promotes good writing skills, proper grammar, and other essentials for business advancement.
Taking It To the Next Level
Learn about today’s alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles in Introduction to Sustainable Transportation. Explore Advanced Transportation Electronics to gain an understanding of high-tech electronic systems such as logic controllers, data networks, telematics, high voltage systems, collision avoidance systems, and electronic accessories.
Put Your Career in Drive
The Automotive Systems Technology program at ACC gives students the skills and knowledge they need to begin or advance in a well-paying automotive career. As innovation in automotive technology continues, these opportunities will continue to expand. Learn how ACC can help you to achieve a secure future in this growing industry. Contact us to schedule a visit to our new, first-class automotive shop.