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Automotive Technician

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

As skilled professionals, automotive technicians accurately diagnose mechanical problems related to engine, transmission, fuel injection, suspension and electrical systems. Students learn to maintain and repair engine, chassis, drive train, front-wheel drive, fuel injection, and electrical and emission systems. Instruction involves classroom theory, demonstrations, computer applications and hands-on care repair.

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: