21st Century Technology for Today’s Technicians
Our Automotive Technology – Automotive Service Technology option program prepares you to become an automotive technician and get people’s vehicles back on the road. You will learn industry-standard computer software training; practical, hands-on automotive skills; and team building skills. Along the way, you will work towards earning an associate degree plus professional manufacturer automotive certifications; receive instruction from experienced, industry-certified instructors; hone techniques in a state-of-the-art facility; have access to the most modern diagnostic and repair equipment; and have opportunities for internships and work experience. This program is accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation. The College also offers Automotive Service proficiency certificates.
Additionally, the Automotive Technology programs have manufacturer partnerships with Nissan of North America and Ford Motor Company through the Nissan Technician Training Academy and Ford Technical Career Entry Program - Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR). Students enrolled in the Automotive Technology AAS program, or the Automotive Service Proficiency Certificate I or Proficiency Certificate II programs are able to participate in these manufacturer programs. These programs can lead to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification and other specialty training certifications to further prepare students for the workforce.
Community College of Philadelphia's Automotive Technology Center is currently under construction as we build a new, state-of-the-art Career and Advanced Technical Center, scheduled to open in 2022. During construction, the Automotive Technology Center is temporarily housed on the first floor of the Center for Business and Industry building on Main Campus.