Auto Tech: Performance Tuning Subspecialty
When Automotive Performance is Your Passion
Do you love getting grease under your nails, making an engine purr, or figuring out how to get an extra couple of miles per gallon? You should combine your passion with our Auto Technician Training program with Subspecialty in Performance Tuning program. Today's cars have sophisticated electronic computer control systems designed to produce excellent power and response while maintaining optimum gas mileage and emissions. As part of your Auto Technician Training you will also have the opportunity to do an internship in the automotive industry while you’re attending school. Additionally, as part of your training, you will receive a complete automotive performance tool set that you will keep when you graduate.
Associate of Occupational Studies
Program Name: Automotive Technology with a Subspecialty in Performance Tuning
Length: 78 weeks / 19.5 months daytime or 98 weeks / 24.5 months evenings. FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES
This program is approximately 50 percent classroom training and 50 percent hands-on training.
In this Automotive Technology with a Subspecialty in Performance Tuning program, you will receive training in: A1-Engine Repair; A3-Manual Drive Train & Axles; A4-Suspension & Stering; A5-Brakes; A6-Electrical/Electronic Systems and A8-Engine Performance.You will also receive training for the G1-Auto Maintenance Repair certification.
Auto Technician Training Courses* Include
- Basic Engine & High-Performance Fuel & Emissions Systems
- Automotive Diagnosis
- Power Train/Manual Transmissions
- Interior and Exterior Modifications
- Auto shop Service, Preventive Maintenance and Management
- Employment Preparation
*This is a partial list of courses required in this program. For the complete Auto Technician Training curriculum, please refer to the school catalog.
Auto Technician Training Program Provides the Following Career Opportunities:
- Engine Builder
- Dyno Operator
- Automotive Technician
- Import Specialist
MOPAR CAP LOCAL School Training:
There is great demand for high quality and skilled automotive technicians. This demand has outpaced the number of technicians the regular OEM programs can produce and FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) is the first to look at high quality colleges to help their local dealers find the technicians they need. The foundational training that you receive in class paired with the factory FCA training sets you apart from the other applicants in the industry, whether applying at a FCA dealer or not.
3 dedicated Performance Tuner classrooms
- Equipment in each classroom:
- Running Supercharged engine trainer
- Running Turbo-charged engine trainer
- Running NOS injected engine trainer
- Engine management trainer
- 800-HP power front-wheel drive racecar
- 12 performance tuner bays
- Four 7,000-lb lifts
- 1 Dyno
- 1 Alignment rack
*Located at the Plaza Main Campus 9624 Plaza Cirlce El Paso, Tx 79927
Automotive Technology With a Subspecialty in Performance Tuning
|Books & Supplies:||$7,927.22|
|On-Time Graduation Rate (Full Time):||N/A|
|On-Time Graduation Rate (Part Time):||N/A|
|ACCSC Placement Rate (Full Time):||N/A|
|ACCSC Placement Rate (Part Time):||N/A|
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[i] No student s of this program were scheduled to graduate during the most recent reporting period (09/01/2010-08/31/2010). Accordingly, there are no data for this rate.
[ii] Western Technical College does not have data on Private Educational Loans for the award year 2011 (07/01/2011 – 06/30/2012). Therefore the Median Loan Debt for this category is not available.
*Tuition, Fees, and Books & Supplies are subject to change at the discretion of Western Technical College.
|Title IV Loans:||$15,305.00|
|Private Educational Loans:||N/A|
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