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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The automotive technician is one of today's most skilled professionals. Students will learn to maintain and repair the engine, chassis, drive train, front-wheel drive, fuel injection and modern electrical and emission systems. The instruction will involve classroom theory, demonstrations, computer applications and repair of automobiles. Making repairs on vehicles plays a vital role in skill development. Technicians already in the field can update their knowledge by registering for individual automotive technical courses.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

  • Median wage: $17.77/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Motor Vehicles Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers

  • Median wage: $14.29/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers of Transportation Equipment

  • Median wage: $27.01/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: