Automotive General Service Technician
(NATEF compliant)


Students in this program will cover the skills necessary to become an entry-level technician. Students will learn how to diagnose and complete brake service, perform vehicle steering and suspension alignment, as well as electrical theory and electrical/electronic diagnostics. Students will cover engine performance diagnostics and techniques for repair using a variety of diagnostic equipment. This program includes course work on how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant and basic diagnostics of the heat and A/C system.


Possible Employment Opportunities:

Automotive Technician
Parts Service Technician
Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Shop Management

Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $4,290
Total Out of District: $7,178
VA Approved


ASE: Brakes
ASE: Suspension and Steering
ASE: Engine Repair
ASE: Electrical & Electronic Systems
ASE: Engine Performance
ASE: Heating and Air Conditioning
ASE: Automotive Transmission/Transaxle
ASE: Manual Drive Train and Axles
ASE: Maintenance and Light Repair

Potential Salary

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Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at:
SOC/O-NET 49-3023.00
Gainful Employment

Program Title


Total Hours

Automotive General Service Technician
Nathan Dial

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit