Automotive General Technician

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

Lively Technical Center’s Automotive General Technician program prepares students for entry into the automotive service industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional auto mechanic. Students study equipment skills, safety regulations, routine maintenance, and customer service. The focus of the training will be diagnosis and Brake repair, Engine repair, Steering and Suspension repair.

Automotive General Technician

Employment Opportunities

  • General Service Technician
  • Service Writer/Customer Service Consultant
  • Automotive Parts Salesperson
  • Maintenance and light repair Technician

What You'll Learn

  • Proficiently explain and apply required shop and personal safety tasks relating to the automotive industry.
  • Explain and apply required tasks associated with the proper use and handling of tools and equipment relating to the automotive industry.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in preparing vehicle for routine pre/post maintenance and customer services.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of drum\disc brake, hydraulics, power assist units, electronic brakes, traction control, stability control systems and miscellaneous (wheel bearings, parking brake, electrical, etc.) systems.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of front and rear suspensions systems, wheel alignment, and wheels and tires.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service and repair of engines, cylinder heads, valve train, engine block, lubrication and cooling systems.
Automotive Drivetrain Technician

Program Admission Requirements

  • AGE: 16 years or older
  • Or meet other basic skill requirements.
  • Valid driver’s license required for all students.

Program Requirements

Automotive General Technician · T400730 · 750 Hours

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse LengthSOC Code
AAER0014Automobile Services Assistor30049-3023
BAER0418Automotive Brake System Technician15049-3023
CAER0453Automobile Suspension and Steering Technician15049-3023
DAER0110Engine Repair Technician15049-3023

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 Fee (paid first semester)
Total Costs $3,023.00

Employers of Graduates

Program Instructors

Gregg Hoover
Gregg Hoover

Phone: 850-487-7434

Email: hooverg@leonschools.net

Darrel Johnson
Darrel Johnson

Phone: 850-487-7458

Email: johnsond1028@leonschools.net

Kenny Adams
Kenny Adams

Phone: 850-487-7497

Email: admask@leonschools.net