Automotive Technician

Love the sound of a roaring engine? Our Automotive Technician Program may be the career path
for you. At Southwest Technical College, learning is hands-on, grease and all. Coursework will prepare you to pass the
National Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams. With this certification in hand, you are ready to join
the world of automotive technology in an auto repair or service shop.

Download the Automotive Technician Program information sheet.

Cost: $5,102.92
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for a breakdown of costs.
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Program Length: 1,444 hours (Approximately 10 academic months.)

Location: 510 West 800 South, Cedar City, Utah

Start Dates: Defined courses start every other month during the academic year. Call 435.586.2899 for more information.
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Program Details:

Wade Esplin
Coordinator of Transportation Programs

Richard Wittwer
Automotive Technician Instructor

Max Sorensen
Automotive Technician Instructor

High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)

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“My experience at Southwest Tech has been excellent. Not only was it a good education, but it was enjoyable. Southwest Technical College was the best choice for me.” Bennett Olsen

2017 Student of the Year, Automotive Technician Program

Program highlights

Student Highlight – Ashley Julander

Student Highlight – Bennett Olsen

Student Highlight – Chevy Spencer

Faculty Highlight – Richard Wittwer

Bennett Olsen – Cedar City Motor Company


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