Automotive Technology | LBCC

Automotive Technology

Is the LBCC Automotive Technology program for you?

  • Do you always take things apart?
  • Do you constantly wonder how things work on the inside?
  • Do you like problem solving?
  • Do you maintain a high level of integrity?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Automotive Technology program at LBCC may be the right choice for you.

LBCC’s Automotive Technology program will train you to diagnose, repair, and maintain modern automobiles and light trucks using the latest diagnostic and repair equipment. In cooperation with Stellantis Auto Group, Mercedes Benz, Toyota, Subaru, the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), and Snap-on Corporation, we combine operational theory with hands-on activities. The classes are designed to prepare you to pass the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification tests and are conducted in modern, well-equipped classrooms and laboratories.

The LBCC Automotive Technology program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation at the Master Automobile Service Technician (MAST) level. All instructors are required to participate in professional development and to maintain current ASE certifications, ensuring the technicians of tomorrow are learning first hand from automotive service professionals.

Our program provides ASE entry-level certification tests to our students. ASE entry-level certification tests are designed to indicate a satisfactory level of practical knowledge-based readiness for the workforce in candidates seeking a career in the automotive service industry.

State-of-the-art automotive facility with:

  • 38,000 sqft
  • 26 bays
  • 18 two-post lifts (Snap-on)
  • 2 in-ground four-wheel alignment racks (Snap-on)
  • John Beam and Hunter Alignment Equipment
  • 2 in-ground MLR scissor lifts (Snap-on)
  • ADAS bay with Snap-on target system
  • Mustang chassis dynamometer
  • Snap-on diagnostic equipment (Zeus, Solus, Vantage)
  • 54 Snap-on student tool sets (260 pieces)
  • OEM diagnostic equipment for Stellantis, Mercedes, Toyota, and Subaru
  • OEM training for Stellantis, Mercedes, Toyota, and Subaru

LBCC is an authorized National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) training center. LBCC’s Automotive Technology program meets or exceeds the NC3 standard requirements, including:

  • Direct input to educational standards for current and future workforce
  • Direct input in the development of transitional skill sets for portable credentials
  • Direct input in providing industry guidance and expertise in staff development and facility utilization for educational institutions
  • Access to professional development activities for incumbent workforce
  • Access to emerging and transitioning workforce
  • Knowledge transfer through structured mentorship activities
  • Direct exposure to emerging educational trends
  • Raising the level of excellence for all within the industry. Technicians are trained, assessed and certified to industry standards.
  • Boosting productivity in manufacturing
  • Enabling research and development around emerging technologies

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