Automotive Maintenance Technician

Find top notch training with customer interaction

Most of us place great value on owning and operating our own vehicles. Our independence stems from our ability to jump in our cars and trucks and go wherever we want, whenever we want. When our independence is threatened because our vehicles aren’t working properly, the first person we seek is a qualified automotive maintenance technician. If you’re mechanically talented, like to solve problems, and enjoy working with people, success in the automotive maintenance field may be just down the road for you.

Career Area
Technical Diploma
Program Number
  • Technical Diploma
  • 4 Terms 
  • 48 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August

Career Outlook

Automotive Maintenance Technician

Median Income: $37,134.00*


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Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.


Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.


Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.



*As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here.
Graduate Outcome Survey data is from 2020-21 LTC graduates.


Work with Admissions Advisor to:

  • Submit Application
  • Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
  • Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

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CBE MemberCompetency-Based Education (CBE) is learning at your own pace by mastering competencies through demonstration. It is an academic model in which the time it takes to demonstrate competencies varies, while the expectations about learning are held constant. Students demonstrate mastery through multiple forms of assessment, often at a personalized pace. Once all competencies for this program have been assessed and mastered, students will earn their Technical Diploma.

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Ben Adams

Life is a journey - not a destination.

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Chris Bornemann

With the experience I have and a passion for the industry, I enjoy sharing any and all knowledge with our learners. 

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