Automotive Systems Technology
Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.
This hands-on program helps a student develop technical and manual skills through class assignments, discussions, and practical lab experiences in the clean and well-equipped automotive shop at Durham Tech. Day classes are offered in the Automotive Systems Technology program; and students may take evening classes to complete certificate options in Chassis Servicing and Engine Performance.
The Automotive Systems Technology program is accredited by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
Job demand is very high for the Durham-Chapel Hill region and is reflected in above average salaries. Nearly 100% of graduates find immediate employment upon completing the program.