Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology
Students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program will utilize industry standard tools and procedures for entry-level automotive servicing, diagnostics, and maintenance. The program offers a learning environment similar to what students should expect to encounter in the automotive servicing, diagnostics, and maintenance industries. Students will gain valuable hands-on experience servicing and practicing their skills on a large variety of vehicle makes and models – both foreign and domestic –while completing the program.

Cost Summary


Adult College Admission Fee


Annual High School Student Fee


Student Tuition and Fees
High school students are exempt from Student Tuition and Fees


Estimated Books and Materials *
While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials


Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

* NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

Program Length
1200 hours (13 months)
Main Campus
Open Enrollment, Year-Round
Classroom Availability
8am - 11am Mo Tu We Th Fr
12pm - 3pm Mo Tu We Th Fr
6pm - 9pm Mo Tu We Th
NOTE: High school students may request a schedule that coincides with the high school morning bell schedule by notifying Student Services.
Pell Grants
Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Certifications

The Davis Tech Automotive Technology program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:

ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A1 Engine Repair
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A3 Manual Drive Train & Axles
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A4 Suspension & Steering
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A5 Auto Brakes
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A7 Heating and Air Conditioning
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A8 Engine Performance
Mobile Air Conditioning Society Section 609
Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
Introduction to Automotive
Placement Rates

NOTE: Placement data is represented as reported to the Council on Occupational Education in the most recent annual report.

Utah Wages
Low Median High
$10.45 $19.17 $33.59
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
High School
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the Davis Tech Admissions Application and New Student Orientation
  3. Pay the $45.00 fee to the cashier in Student Services
  4. Take the admissions assessment in the Davis Tech Assessment Center in Student Services
  5. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  6. Begin class