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Uintah Basin
Technical College


Auto Technology

Auto Technology (990 Hours)

Automotive Technicians inspect, maintain, and repair mechanical, electrical, electronic and hydraulic parts of the automobile, truck, industrial equipment and other fuel-powered vehicles. Auto Technology is the field of study dealing with diagnosis, service, and repair of automobiles and light trucks. Lab and classroom courses are oriented toward high levels of technical understanding, current development such as electronic control systems and environmental issues, the development of the student’s diagnostic capabilities, and proficiency with recommended service procedures.

The programs follow the curriculum guide of the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. Upon successful completion students will receive a Certificate of Completion. Students are also encouraged to test in the ASE areas that they have developed competency in.

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Quick Facts
Tuition & Fees
Financial Aid
Career Overview
More Information
Gainful Employment
  • Roosevelt Campus only
  • Automotive is NOT open-entry/open-exit
  • Available to Adults and High School Students 

Student Entrance Requirements

Math 8.0 Grade Level
Reading 8.0 Grade Level

Auto Technology Certificate:

Tuition: $1980
Fees: $684
Books & Supplies: $670
Tools: $4500


Tuition and fees are based on program completion in the hours specified for the program length.

*Tuition and Books are subject to change.

There are Financial Aid opportunities for the Automotive Technician program.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?
Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans.

Average Mid-Range Wage

$10.00 – $28.00/hr

Job opportunities exist in a variety of capacities including: Automotive
Technician Apprentice, Driveability Technician, Front-end Technician,
Maintenance Technician, and Transmission Technician.

Career Opportunities:

  • Alignment Specialist
  • Rebuild/Overhaul Specialist
  • Automotive Technician Apprentice
  • Advanced Diagnostics
  • Automotive Technician

Gainful Employment

For specific course requirements or for more information contact Admission Specialist:

Jim LaMuth:  435-725-7103   |


Placement Rate Methodology:
Following is a list of allowable exclusions for determining placement rate.
Allowable Exclusions  A.   Students who transferred to another program within the institution;  B.   Students who received a 100% refund of tuition after withdrawal from the program or those who stopped attending class after the first day; C.   Students documented to be unavailable to earn a credential in their programs OR to gain employment in the field/related field due to situations such as pregnancy, other serious health-related issues (physical/mental/behavioral), caring for ill family members, incarceration, death, etc. D.    Secondary students (Some institutions may be required to report completion rate data for secondary students on a separate form.)

Auto Technology

  • Diagnose vehicle technical problems and advise customers
  • Diagnose computer controlled electrical/electronic problems and repair according to manufacturers specifications
  • Solve mechanical problems
  • Work with tools
  • Work with data and computers
  • Communicate with others at all levels
  • Plan routine service work
  • Remove and/or install units such as engines, transmissions, and differentials.
  • Install and repair unit accessories
  • Usually work indoors
  • Apply mechanical reasoning principles
  • Professionalism
  • Translate technical information to basic terms of understanding
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