Automotive Drivetrain 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 Drivetrain 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 Engine repair, Automatic and Manual repair.

Automotive Drivetrain Technician

Employment Opportunities

  • Drivetrain Service Technicain
  • Transmission Service Technician
  • 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 engines, cylinder heads, valve train, engine block, lubrication and cooling systems.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the operation, assembly, diagnosis, service and repair of manual drivetrains, clutches, transmissions/transaxles, drive and half-shaft universals, constant velocity joints, rear axle differential assembly, limited slip, four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
  • Explain and apply proficiently the diagnosis, service, repair and overhaul of automatic transmissions/transaxles.
Automotive Service Technology 1

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 Drivetrain Technician · · 750 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A AER0014 Automobile Services Assistor 300 49-3023
B AER0110 Engine Repair Technician 150 49-3023
C AER0274 Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician 150 49-3023
D AER0257 Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician 150 49-3023

Program Costs

$2,010.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.62 x 750 hours)
$436.25 Bookstore Costs
$160.00 Registration Fee($80.00 per semester x 2)
$30.00 Facility Usage Fee($15.00 per semester x 2)
$320.00 Lab Fee($160.00 per semester x 2)
$25.00 Miscellaneous Fees(paid first semester)
Total Costs $2,981.25

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