As the complexity of automotive technology increases, so does the demand for trained workers who can quickly and accurately service today’s vehicles. Our program will give you the skills you need to succeed in the job market.

Automotive Technology

Is This Program Right for Me?

Common abilities needed for this program include excellent communication and reading skills, diagnostic and problem-solving skills and a thorough knowledge of computers and math.

SFCC’s Automotive Technology program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), which means as a graduate, you’ll have higher preference in the workforce!

Stackable certificates help you move up the skills ladder one step at a time. Start out with a Skills Certificate and get the credentials you need to get started in a profession. Keep adding skills with a Professional Certificate and finally wrap it up an associate degree.

Occupational Outlook

Depending on whether you have Skills Certificates, a Professional Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, you’ll have a wide variety of job opportunities. Types of jobs include service and specialty technicians, maintenance and production supervisors, operations management, design, engineering, power train, manufacturing, sales, parts, and quality control. Salaries range from $17,300 to $34,100 if you have Skills Certificates or a Professional Certificate and from $26,800 to $42,500 for an AAS degree.

Data Sources – The website mynextmove.org, which is developed and maintained by the National Center for O*NET Development, under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, and the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC).

  • This program is offered at the Sedalia campus. 

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