Automotive Technology Diploma Program

Automotive Technology Diploma Program

100% of the program is on Campus

What Is Automotive Technology?

Automotive Technology, or, as it is more commonly called, “car repair” is a staple profession of every town in America. Automotive Technicians are often the hero of any car discussion and have the power to save family and friends on car repair. Generally, Automotive Technology involves:
  • Testing, diagnosing and problem-solving automotive related issues
  • Recommending cost-effective automotive repair and replacement
  • Working hands-on to improve automotive mechanical, electronic and hydraulic systems
  • General customer service communications
It’s true. Car experts are often times the most popular person in the neighborhood because everyone on the block has a question for them. Automotive technicians are everywhere cars, trucks and other types of vehicles can be found and offer an extremely rewarding career for anyone who enjoys working with their hands and problem-solving.

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What Career Options Are Available in Automotive Technology?

Being known as the “car expert” does have its perks. Whether the economy is up or down, Automotive Technicians and car service repair is needed and necessary profession. Automotive Technicians commonly work in environments such as:
  • Independent Garages
  • Automotive Dealerships
  • Fleet Maintenance Locations
  • Specialized Service Outlets (i.e. Oil Change or Collision Repair)
  • And much more

What You Will Learn in an Automotive Technology Program

One of the best ways to tune up your resume in Automotive Technology is through a degree program. At Rockford Career College, our Diploma in Automotive Technology can be completed in just 9 months and has been carefully designed to:
  • Teach foundational automotive technology principles
  • Learn the common language of professional automotive communications
  • Develop problem-solving skills to assess and diagnose issues with various types of automobiles.

Students who wish to continue their education, may choose to get their Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in just an additional 7 months.

Why Choose Our College?

For over 155 years, Rockford Career College has made a lasting impact on the students and community we serve by:
  • Making student success our #1 priority.
  • Designing courses that develop critical skill sets and expanding our student’s knowledge base for a life-time career.
  • Ensuring that the skills businesses need are the skills we teach.
  • Offering affordable programs that typically take less time to complete and have smaller class sizes than those of other schools.
  • Offering on-campus, hybrid, and completely online diploma and degree programs that provide more flexibility to fit your life-style.
  • Having the best career services team that has done the networking for you with numerous local employers and are here to help.

All of us here at Rockford Career College are here to help you succeed, whether it’s our free tutoring, helpful financial aid options, or connecting you with businesses for that great job. We may have changed names and locations over the years, but our goal remains the same: To prepare you for quick entry into the workforce.

Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Program length – 9 months - 100% On Campus


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