Automotive Service Technology 1

Lively Tech’s Automotive Services Technology is a state of the art training facility offering a National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) master certified program at a fraction of the cost of programs like Wyo-tech and UTI. Our programs purpose is to teach the student the theory and hands-on application of the vehicle repair industry.  We train the student through intense classroom instruction; individual study and practical advanced troubleshooting technology.  Our graduates become employed nationwide in the automotive industry, building a career doing something they love. There are many careers within the automotive industry and the demands are growing daily.

Program Overview

The Automotive Services Technology program trains student with the latest software, simulators, and diagnostic equipment in all phases of automotive services and electronics technologies. The program combines classroom instruction with hands-on laboratory training in the troubleshooting, service, and repair of automotive systems as well as a platform for continuing education or employment in a rewarding, high-wage career. Comprehensive skills enhancement training in the following automotive service areas: engine repair, automatic transmission/transaxles, braking systems, engine performance, manual drivetrains/transaxles, suspensions/steering systems, heating and A/C systems and electrical/electronic systems. The Automotive Services Technology program at Lively Tech is accredited as a Master Automotive Service Technology program, the highest rating, by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Automotive Electrical Technician

Employment Opportunities

  • Electrical Technician
  • Brake Technician
  • Engine Technician
  • Steering/Suspension Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • General Service Technician
  • Maintenance and Light repair Technician
  • Service Writer/Customer Service Consultant
  • Automotive Shop Foreman
  • Automotive Parts Salesperson

What You'll Learn

  • Proficiently explain and apply required shop and personal safety tasks relating to the automotive industry.
  • Explain and apply required tasks associated with the proper use and handling of tools and equipment relating to the automotive industry.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in preparing vehicle for routine pre/post maintenance and customer services.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of drum\disc brake, hydraulics, power assist units, electronic brakes, traction control, stability control systems and miscellaneous (wheel bearings, parking brake, electrical, etc.) systems.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of front and rear suspensions systems, wheel alignment, and wheels and tires.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of electrical/electronic system components, battery, starting, charging, lighting, gauges, warning devices, driver information, horn, wiper/washer and accessory systems.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of engines, cylinder heads, valve train, engine block, lubrication and cooling systems.
Automotive Service Technology 1

Program Admission Requirements

  • AGE: 16 years or older
  • DIPLOMA: N/A
  • TABE: MATH 10.0 LANGUAGE 9.0 READING 9.0
  • Or meet other basic skill requirements.
  • Valid driver’s license required for all students.

Program Requirements

Automotive Service Technology 1 · T400700 · 1050 Hours

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse LengthSOC Code
AAER0014Automobile Services Assistor30049-3023
BAER0418Automotive Brake System Tech15049-3023
CAER0453Automobile Suspension & Steering Tech15049-3023
DAER0360Automotive Electrical/Electronic System Tech30049-3023
EAER0110Engine Repair Tech15049-3023

Program Costs

$3,066.00Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1050 hours)
$308.00Bookstore Costs
$150.00Registration Fee ($75.00 per semester x 2)
$30.00Facility Usage Fee ($15.00 per semester x 2)
$320.00Lab Fee ($160.00 per semester x 2)
$25.00Miscellaneous Fees
Total Costs $3,899.00

Employers of Graduates

Program Instructors

Kenny Adams
Mr. Kenny Adams

Phone: 850-487-7555

Email: [email protected]

Gregg Hoover
Mr. Gregg Hoover

Phone: 850-487-7555

Email: [email protected]

Darrel Johnson
Mr. Darrel Johnson

Phone: 850-487-7555

Email: [email protected]

Occupational Advisory Committee

David Irwin
Tallahassee Ford- Lincoln Mercury
Eddie Kent
Tallahassee Dodge Chrysler Jeep
Vance Murchison
Dealer Services
Walter Piland
Buddy Spence
Tallahassee Ford- Lincoln Mercury
Jody Tidwell
University Chevrolet