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About Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology at Butler

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Because of the small class sizes, you gain personalized training and individual attention. You learn to diagnose and repair vehicles, operate according to safety regulations, and quickly and accurately diagnose automobiles. Master instructors offer you in-depth knowledge in this interactive major where you are in the shop five days a week.

Whether you choose to get a nine-month certificate or a two-year degree, you can go straight to work in this in-demand field. You also have the opportunity to complete a paid internship at a local dealer. Students will spend two weeks at each dealership to complete an eight-week internship. Because this program does not teach with simulations, you are well-prepared to diagnose and repair vehicles anywhere in the nation. Open the door to a world of opportunities.

During this Program, You Receive Eight Industry-Recognized Certifications:

  • Heating and Air
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Brakes
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Engine Performance
  • Automotive Transmissions
  • Manual Transmission and Drive Train
  • Engine Repair

Paid Internships are Required at the Following Automotive Dealerships (You Will Rotate Through Several):

  • Eddy’s Volvo

  • Midwest Kia

  • Rusty Eck Ford

  • Scholfield Honda

  • Davis Moore Auto Group

  • Parks Motors

  • Don Hattan Dealerships

NATEF National Automotive Technician Education Foundation Certified: is a non-profit accrediting agency. Founded in 1983, NATEF’s mission is to examine the structure, resources and quality of training programs and evaluate them against standards established by the industry. These standards reflect the skills that students must master to be successful in the industry.

NATEF at Butler Community College.

Butler’s Automotive Technology program gives you the comprehensive training necessary to prepare you for ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification as an Automotive Technician.