Advanced Automotive Service Technology

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The mission of the Advanced Automotive Service Technology program is to prepare T-Ten students as certified, career-ready technicians for Toyota/Lexus dealerships. The course of study, facilities, and equipment have been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Standards of Quality (ASE) for the training of Automobile Technicians.


The Advanced Automotive Service Technology program prepares students to become career- ready automotive technicians in the automotive service industry, specifically in Toyota/Lexus dealerships. The program includes classroom and hands-on instruction reinforced with high-tech computerized learning systems using specialized trainers, simulators and live vehicles and an internship at a Toyota or Lexus dealership. This program's content is delivered with traditional classroom instruction, digital curriculum, and lab work as our late-model fleet of Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles.

Occupational Completion Points (OCPs)

The Advanced Automotive Service Technology program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of nine occupational completion points. OCPs provide a student with early completion training options linked to employment opportunities established by the Florida Department of Education based on the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system and accepted industry titles.

Academic Skill Level Required to Complete the Program

Grade 10 math, language and reading.

I470604 OCP Postsecondary Program of Study 2400 Hrs
AER0011 A* Automotive Maintenance Technician 400
AER0118 B Advanced Engine Repair Technician 200
AER0258 C Advanced Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician 200
AER0275 D Advanced Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician 200
AER0459 E Advanced Automotive Suspension & Steering Technician 200
AER0419 F Advanced Automotive Brake System Technician 200
AER0319 G Advanced Electrical/Electronic System Technician 400
AER0173 H Advanced Heating and Air Conditioning Technician 200
AER0506 I Advanced Automotive Engine Performance Technician 400

Program Overview

Program Overview

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Industry Certification/Licensure

Throughout the program, students take these exams from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence:

  • A1 – Engine Repair
  • A2 – Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • A3 – Manual Drive Train and Axles
  • A4 – Suspension and Steering
  • A5 – Brakes
  • A6 – Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • A7 – Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
  • A8 – Engine Performance
  • Toyota Certified Technician, Toyota
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence

After successful completion of all courses and 2 ASE exams student will be a Toyota Certified Technician.


Upon successful completion of the Advanced Automotive Service Technology program, students enrolling in an AS degree program are eligible to be awarded articulated credits at:

Valencia College:

  • Supervision & Management for Industry AS degree – Up to 27 credits

Program Cost

  • $10,685.03
Tuition and Fees


Start Date

January 7, 2020

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