Alfred State College

AOS in Automotive Service Technician

Program Description

This specialization includes 1,800 hours of practical and classroom training in general automotive repair geared to automotive dealership and independent garage practice. You will receive hands-on experience with all types of automobiles, including domestic, imported, gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels with labs taught by experts in the field. All systems of the automobile are covered in the instruction, including the latest gasoline fuel injection, electronic controls, emission controls, and automatic transmission overhaul.

Focus Areas

  • Focuses on brakes
  • Steering & susp sys
  • Automotive welding
  • Auto electric
  • Fuel & mission
  • Engine service
  • Drive train services
  • Shop management & enhanced sys
  • etc.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Automotive transmission technician
  • Automotive technician specialist
  • Automotive diagnostic specialist
  • Brake specialist
  • Drivability specialist
  • Full system specialist
  • Shop foreman
  • etc.

Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Expected Outcomes