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The Automotive Technology one-year certificate offered through Trinity Valley Community College is designed to prepare students for positions as entry-level technicians. This program combines theory and laboratory courses in the internal combustion engine, standard, and automatic transmissions, shop safety, and front- and rear-suspension system of the automobiles. In addition, students take a course in the service and repair of the electronic fuel injection and computer system of the automobile. 
According to the most recent U. S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is expected to increase from 2016 to 2026. The following video provides information on automotive technology  careers.





Automotive Concentration

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Automotive Outlook

The Department of Labor Statistics show that the job outlook for a Automotive Technicians is to increase between 2016-2026

Career Opportunities

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For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency. 


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