The Automotive Service Technology (AST) program provides a quality, accessible education, utilizing theory, design, practical application, and live work to prepare students for entry-level employment as qualified automotive technicians.
Program offers training in all nine ASE areas of automotive diagnostics and repair with emphasis on electronic and computer-integrated systems found on today’s automobiles. The AST program requires two years to complete. Enrollment is open to those who qualify at the beginning of fall, winter, and spring quarters of each academic year. An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Service Technology is awarded upon the successful completion of the program.
The AST program has been evaluated and accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation (formerly NATEF) at the highest level of the Master Automotive Service Technology Training (MAST) Program.
What is ASE Education Foundation Accreditation and the differences between its three levels?
The number of hours, level and amount of subject material, equipment and facilities, and outcomes to list a few. See ASE Education Foundation’s website for a complete list of program standards.