Automotive Service Technology 2

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 2 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 General Technician

Employment Opportunities

  • Engine Performance Technician
  • Automatic/Manual Transmission Technician
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Technician
  • 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

  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of engines, ignition, fuel, air induction, exhaust, computer engine and emission control systems.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service, repair and overhaul of automatic transmissions/transaxles.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the operation, assembly, diagnosis, service and repair of manual drivetrains, clutches, transmissions/transaxles, drive and half-shaft universals, constant velocity joints, rear axle differential assembly, limited slip, four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of heating and air conditioning, refrigeration, compressors, compressor clutches, evaporators, receiver driers, accumulators, condensers, heating and engine cooling, related control systems, refrigerant recovery, and recycling and handling.
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 2 · T400800 · 750 Hours

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse LengthSOC Code
AAER0503Automotive Engine Performance Tech30049-3023
BAER0257Automotive Transmission & Transaxle Tech15049-3023
CAER0274Manual Drivetrain & Axle Tech15049-3023
DAER0172Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Tech15049-3023

Program Costs

$2,190.00Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 750 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(paid first semester)
Total Costs $3,023.00

Employers of Graduates

Program Instructors

Kenny Adams
Mr. Kenny Adams

Phone: 850-487-7555

Email: adamsk@leonschools.net

Gregg Hoover
Mr. Gregg Hoover

Phone: 850-487-7555

Email: hooverg@leonschools.net

Darrel Johnson
Mr. Darrel Johnson

Phone: 850-487-7555

Email: johnsond1028@leonschools.net

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