Program of Study

Automotive technicians are trained in automatic transmissions, manual transmission and transaxle, brakes, electrical and electronics, steering and suspension, engine repair, climate control systems, and engine performance. The Automotive Systems Technology program is master NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified. Students completing the program will be trained in brakes, electrical and electronic, engine repair, steering and suspension, heating and air, automotive transmission, manual transmission and drive train, and engine performance. Students can also become ASE, Snap-On, and Toyota certified.


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Careers Available

Service director, service manager, garage owner, company CEO, service writer, parts sales, field/fleet service technician, teacher, dealership owner, automotive technician, military, high tech motor sports, service advisor, manufacture trainer, shop foreman, dealership team leader, manufacture representative, automotive engineer and technical writers.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Mechanical ability, analytical ability to work independently and willingness to learn for a lifetime.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Automotive Systems Technology Associate in Applied Science Day A60160
Automotive Systems Technology - Toyota T-Ten Associate in Applied Science Day, Partial Online A60160
Automotive Systems Technology Diploma Evening D60160

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Automotive System Technology Program, contact David Allgood, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7279 or dallgood@forsythtech.edu.