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Automotive Technology

Category: Transportation

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Program Description

Looking for the key to success as an automotive professional? Start at Hennepin Technical College where you will become highly skilled in using sophisticated diagnostic and repair equipment. It's all part of your training in the diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance of automobiles and light trucks.

You will learn from highly qualified instructors and be ready to diagnose, determine condition, and repair or replace various components in engines, transmissions, differentials, air conditioners, fuel systems, emission controls, ignition and electrical systems, and brakes and suspensions. You will gain the skills employers are looking for in an automotive technician. That is why great training at Hennepin Tech puts you on the road to success.

Are you interested in trying an introductory class?

Car Care for Everyone ATEC1010: This course is for anyone who wants to keep their car running better, longer. The course will cover basic vehicle operation, including engines, brakes, steering and suspension. It will offer hands on instruction in basic vehicle inspection, and include some easy maintenance tasks.

Program Information

Multi-term Registration Available!

Requirements for some awards and certifications will change effective June 1st, 2022. Please call OneStop at 952-995-1300 or email OneStop@HennepinTech.edu, to see how this might affect you.

Class Time: Day or Evening
Semester: Fall Semester Day Start and Spring Semester Start Evening
Campus: Eden Prairie and Brooklyn Park

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Skills Required

If you're ready to Get Started, you can begin the admissions process now. Contact the OneStop Navigator above for questions or to get started!

Tools Required

A tool list will be provided on the first day of class and instructors will work with students to help them create an individualized tool purchasing plan. Various suppliers provide tools at a discounted price to students enrolled in the program and range between $500 - $5000.

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Email: OneStop@HennepinTech.edu

Phone: 952-995-1300

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