Automotive Performance 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 Performance 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 Electrical, Engine repair, and Engine performance.

Automotive Drivetrain Technician

Employment Opportunities

  • Master Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • General Service Technician
  • Drivetrain Technician
  • Electrical Technician
  • Performance Technician
  • Maintenance and Light repair Technician
  • Service Writer/Customer Service Consultant
  • Automotive Shop Foreman
  • Automotive Parts Salesperson

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 electrical/electronic system components, battery, starting, charging, lighting, gauges, warning devices, driver information, horn, wiper/washer and accessory systems.
  • 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 diagnosis, service and repair of engines, ignition, fuel, air induction, exhaust, computer engine and emission control 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 Performance Technician · T400740 · 1050 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A AER0014 Automobile Services Assistor 300 49-3023
B AER0360 Automotive Electrical/Electronic System Technician 300 49-3023
C AER0110 Engine Repair Technician 150 49-3023
D AER0503 Automotive Engine Performance Technician 300 49-3023

Program Costs

$2,814.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.68 x 1050 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)
$350.00 Lab Fee ($175.00 per semester x 2)
$25.00 Miscellaneous Fee (paid first semester)
Total Costs $3,815.25

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