Phone: 941-255-7500


Degrees and Certifications:

ASE master technician, trained by Chrysler and Ford. AS in automotive, AS education, BS in business A minor in education.

Mr. James South

Welcome all to Automotive basics (MLR 1 & 2). I am Mr. South. Here is a little about me. I am married to my wife of 15 years. We have 2 handsome young boys who both plan on becoming engineers. I have been working on automobiles for over 26 years. I have gold certifications from Crystler. I also have Ford certifications and my ASE's. I have my AS in automotive and my BS in business. I worked for a dealership for 9 years I then worked for a family business for 5 years before changing directions and following my dream of teaching. Here I am ready to assist in the learning of our future generation. 



  • Students will be able to obtain a FADA certification. Students will be able to obtain AN student  ASE G1 certification. some students may obtain other student ASE certification as well.   

    Class Framework

    Automotive service technicians