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Roosevelt Campus
(435) 722-6900
1100 E Lagoon ST
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Vernal Campus
(435) 725-7100
450 N 2000 W
Vernal, UT 84078

Automotive Technician

Automotive Technicians inspect, maintain, and repair mechanical, electrical, electronic and
hydraulic parts of the automobile, truck, industrial equipment and other fuel-powered vehicles. Automotive Technology is the field of study dealing with diagnosis, service, and repair of automobile and light trucks. Lab and classroom courses are oriented toward high levels of technical understanding, current development such as electronic control systems and environmental issues, the development of the student’s diagnostic capabilities, and proficiency with recommended service procedures.

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Career Possibilities

The Automotive Technician program at UBATC is ASE Certified. Possible career opportunities include:
  • Alignment Specialist
  • Rebuild/Overhaul Specialist
  • Automotive Technician Apprentice
  • Advanced Diagnostics
  • Automotive Technician
Job Specifics:
  • Diagnose vehicle technical problems and advise customers
  • Diagnose computer controlled electrical/electronic problems and repair according to manufacturers specifications
  • Solve mechanical problems
  • Work with tools
  • Work with data and computers
  • Communicate with others at all levels
  • Plan routine service work
  • Remove and/or install units such as engines, transmissions, and differentials.
  • Install and repair unit accessories
  • Usually work indoors
  • Apply mechanical reasoning principles
  • Professionalism
  • Translate technical information to basic terms of understanding

Program Facts:

  • Program Length: 1560 Hours
  • Wage Summary: $8.60–23.67/hr.
  • Student Eligibility: High School* Adult
  • Hours Available: Days/Evenings
  • Pell-eligible:No
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