Auto Mechanics
Auto Mechanics II

Collins Career Technical Center is Ohio's largest career technical center.

Program Overview

The Auto Mechanics Technician program provides training in troubleshooting and repairing modern automobiles and various subsystems. Training is conducted using both classroom and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified laboratory experiences.

Length of Course:

The Auto Mechanics Program is a one year program consisting of 900 clock-hours with an optional 2nd year consisting of 900 clock-hours. Classes meet Monday-Thursday from 4 p.m. till 10:00 p.m.

Job Opportunities:

Graduates are employed in various automobile dealerships and independent auto mechanic shops throughout the Tri-State Area.

Placement Services:

WorkForce Development Resource Center provides placement services to graduates of all full-time programs. A representative from WDRC is available to speak with each class before graduation to assist students with the registration process for job placement. WorkForce Development Resource Center is located at 120 North 3rd Street, Ironton, Ohio

** Costs are subject to change

Please read Admission Procedures
The pre-entrance Exam is required for the program - see Work Keys link for more information

If you are concerned about being able to make required scores and you would like to "brush up" on some of your skills prior to the pre-entrance exam, the Collins Career Technical Center's ABLE program is available for tutoring services Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-4:30pm.

Individuals with a passing score on all parts of the pre-entrance examination will be mailed an application packet for admission into the Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. The application must be completed (in full) before the admission date (the last Friday of May) of each calendar year.

Description Hours
Auto Mechanics Semester One - Braking Systems
   
  • Program Orientation
  22 hours
  • Industrial / Comercial Safety
  44 hours
  • Intro to Hand Tools
  24.25 hours
  • Intro to Power Tools
  24.25 hours
  • Braking Systems
  285.5 hours
  • Total Hours
 
400 hours
Auto Mechanics Semester Two - Suspension and Steering
   
  • Vehicle Identification Numbers
  22 hours
  • Using Reference and Resources
  22 hours
  • Suspension Diagnosis and Repair
  228 hours
  • Steering Diagnosis and Repair
  228 hours
  • Total Hours
 
500 hours
Auto Mechanics Program Total   900 hours
Description Hours
Auto Mechanics II (Optional) Semester One - Electrical Systems
   
  • Program Orientation
  22 hours
  • Industrial/Comercial Safety
  44 hours
  • Hand and Measuring Tools
  24.25 hours
  • Intro to Power Tools
  24.25 hours
  • Electrical Systems
  285.5 hours
  • Total Hours
 
400 hours
Auto Mechanics II (Optional) Semester Two - Engine Performance
   
  • Hazardous Material, Personal safety
  25 hours
  • Blueprint
  22 hours
  • Using References and Resources
  52 hours
  • Preparing Estimates
  52 hours
  • Engine Performance
  374 hours
  • Total Hours
 
500 hours
Auto Mechanics II Program Total   900 hours

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