Auto Tech instructor showing student how to check car battery
Applied Technology

Automotive Technology

SC NC

Do you love working with your hands? Get the skills to start a long-term career in the competitive auto industry. Meet the latest standards in today’s market. Work with instructors who are Master ASE Certified or above.

Working with Applied Technology students, I see a wide variety of students from different backgrounds, skills and levels of experience. I believe that networking with your peers and instructors is a valuable tool to gain hands-on experience and open doors to other opportunities to enhance your educational journey.
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Nicki Riley, Success Center Specialist

Certificates in Automotive Technology

Put Your Mind to It

Following training, Automotive Technology students can start a career in air conditioning with a certificate in air conditioning and electrical, brakes and alignment, and specialize in tune-ups with an emission and driveability tune-up certificate.

Automotive Technology student working on a car with supervision at Sierra College
We have invested a lot into advanced manufacturing and mechatronics and robotics, and so we have programs...that could be influential in advanced transportation and automotive. Amy Schulz, Dean for the Division of Business and Technology

Looking for something else?

With more than 50 programs in total, something is bound to align with your goals. Find out which one is the right fit for you.

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    Building Industries

    Learn everything from job safety to construction skills. Get in-demand skills in hands-on classes including electrical, plumbing, carpentry and solar energy.
    AS AA/AS CA SC NC
    Building Industries
  • Welding student operating welding equipment

    Welding Technology

    Train in commercial and industrial welding and fabrication. Get both technical knowledge and hands-on skills to prepare for a welding career.
    AA/AS CA SC
    Welding Technology

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