What Can I Expect from an Automotive Tech Program?

Train to be an Automotive Technician with IntelliTec College


If you are interested in a career in the trades, and you are passionate about cars, maybe it’s time to consider a career as an Automotive Technician! Automotive technicians are skilled tradespeople with a specialized set of skills and training that most people do not have. Because the country is filled with cars and trucks, all needing at least occasional maintenance and repair, becoming an automotive technician is an excellent choice for a reliable future. With IntelliTec College, you can train to join this rewarding field in as few as 10.5 months! Read on to learn what you can expect from a quality, accredited training program such as the one offered at IntelliTec College. 

Automotive technology continues to evolve, with more and more advanced technology as the industry grows. As the automobile industry changes with the times, the demand for skilled automotive technicians trained in the most current technologies grows as well. Currently, there is high demand for these specially-trained professionals nationwide. If automotive technology is a field that interests you, it is important to attend an accredited, thorough training program that will prepare you for professional certifications and immediate entry-level employment. 

 At IntelliTec, we believe in focused, accelerated programs that give our students the training they need in the shortest amount of time possible, so graduates can get to work as quickly as possible. IntelliTec College offers two training programs to prepare you for this industry. At IntelliTec, you can choose from an Associate of Occupational Studies degree program, offered at the Albuquerque and Colorado Springs campus locations, and achievable in 18 months. Or, choose the Automotive Technician Certificate program, offered at the Grand Junction and Pueblo campuses, and achievable in just 10.5 months. 

At IntelliTec, you will learn the skills you need to be successful in your career, through hands-on, practical learning. IntelliTec students receive individualized attention and skills training from ASE and Snap-on certified instructors with extensive experience in the field. Both of IntelliTec’s Automotive Technology programs teach students to work with brakes, suspension systems, manual and automatic transmissions, engine performance, starting and charging systems, climate control systems, and emissions systems, as well as how to run and interpret diagnostic and troubleshooting routines. Students learn light diesel engine repair, and in the Associate of Occupational Studies degree program, offered at the Albuquerque and Colorado Springs campuses, students learn to design and assemble high performance engines. 

Upon completion of IntelliTec’s Automotive Technician program, students are prepared to sit for certification exams including ASE Certification A1+, A5, A6 (2 years of hands-on experience required), EPA Section 609 Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling Certifications, and various Snap-On Certifications (degree students only). Professional certifications such as these demonstrate to employers your high level of skill and training, and can help get you hired for the career you have been training for. At IntelliTec, it is our goal for every student to find employment in the field in which they have been training, and employers will value your training from IntelliTec, an ACCSC- accredited institution. 

With IntelliTec College’s Automotive Tech program, you will receive a comprehensive, focused education, giving you the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to begin a successful entry-level career in the automobile service industry. If automotive technology is a field that interests you, give us a call to learn more about what IntelliTec can offer you. IntelliTec has the accredited training program to put you on a path to success. Don’t put your future on hold any longer – contact us today!

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