Program Highlights

  • Welcome to Automotive Service Technology 1

    This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.

    The content includes but is not limited to broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.


  • Instructor David Andrews 

    Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Automobile Technician, certified in :

    A1- Engine repair                                 A5- Brakes

    A2- Automatic transmissions           A6- Electrical

    A3- Manual transmissions                 A7- Heating and air conditioning

    A4- Steering and suspension            A8- Engine performance

    G1- Maintenance and light repair    L1- Advanced Engine Performance

    E.P.A 609 Certified      Timken Certified       Gates Certified

    After growing up in an automotive dealer family and repairing vehicles for many years I enrolled and became a graduate of the CTC Automotive Service Technology program, where upon graduation as a Master ASE Certified Technician I started my own company doing automotive repair in Charlotte County. I closed that company and returned to CTC to teach Automotive Service Technology in 2019

Eligible Certifications

    • OSHA 10 hour General Industry
    • A1 – Engine Repair 
    • A2 – Automatic Transmission/Transaxle 
    • A3 – Manual Drive Train & Axles 
    • A4 – Suspension & Steering 
    • A5 – Brakes
    • A6 – Electrical/Electronic Systems 
    • A7 – Heating & Air Conditioning 
    • A8 – Engine Performance 
    • Temkin bearings
    • Gates belts 


Potential Careers

    • A/C Technician (Air Conditioning Technician)
    • Automobile Mechanic (Auto Mechanic)
    • Automobile Technician (Auto Technician)
    • Automotive Technician (Auto Technician)
    • Drivability Technician
    • Heavy Line Technician
    • Lube Technician
    • Oil Bay Technician
    • Quick Service Technician
    • Service Technician