Automotive General Service 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 College’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 Service Technician · T400730 · 750 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A AER0014 Automobile Services Assistor 300 49-3023
B AER0418 Automotive Brake System Technician 150 49-3023
C AER0453 Automobile Suspension and Steering Technician 150 49-3023
D AER0110 Engine Repair Technician 150 49-3023

Program Costs

$2,010.00 Florida Resident Tuition($2.68 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 Fee (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

Kenny Adams
Kenny Adams

Phone: 850-487-7497

Email: admask@leonschools.net