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Marchman Technical College Automotive

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 by Omotomiwa Lydia

Automotive Service Technology

auto service

Program Description

The Automotive Service Technology Program helps to prepare students for employment in the automotive industry.  The program will include instruction in operation, diagnosis, and repair; as well as parts and service look-up, invoice completion, and basic maintenance principles and procedures for the modern automobile.  The Automotive Service Technology Program is NATEF certified as a Masters Automotive Service Technician (MAST) program.  To learn more about our Automotive Service Technology program, schedule an appointment with Kim Dunn, our Career Specialist / Admissions Advisor.

Certifications Available

ASE Certification Test

A registration fee is paid only once during a registration window—no matter how many tests you take.  MTC fees include the registration fee and 1 test per term.  Additional tests can be purchased by the student.  More information is available at

College Credit Award

Program completers may receive articulated credit toward an aligned certificate, A.A.S. or A.S. degree program at participating institutions in the Tampa Bay Career Pathways Consortium.  Details may be obtained from the Career Specialist / Admissions Advisor and/or School Counselor.

Career Information

Possible careers after two years of post-secondary and/or on-the-job training: Automotive technician, automotive tech assistant, automotive parts clerk, service writer

Possible careers after a four-year university degree: Technical representative, entrepreneur

Basic Skills Exit Requirements

TABE Math Scale Score 627                   TABE Language Scale Score 584               TABE Reading Scale Score 576

In order to be a program completer, some students must meet minimum math, language, and reading achievement level exit standards on the TABE, unless otherwise exempt, as established by the Florida Department of Education.  Additional information can be found on Page 5 of the MTC Catalog.


The uniform for this program consists of the program work shirt and jeans.  Orders for work shirts will be taken at the start of class. For safety reasons, it will be necessary to purchase and wear safety glasses and hard leather work shoes with non-skid, oil resistant soles (no tennis shoes).  Proper uniform and safety equipment must be worn every day for participation in program activities. Failure to be in proper uniform will hinder student progress.


Basic hand tools are provided for this program.

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician at Fred K Marchman Technical College

If you are interested in studying automobile/automotive mechanics technology/technician, you may want to check out the program at Fred K Marchman Technical College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Fred K Marchman Technical College is located in New Port Richey, Florida and has a total student population of 288.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician section at the bottom of this page.

Fred K Marchman Technical College Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Degrees Available
  • Undergrad Certificate in Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (1 – 4 Years)
Fred K Marchman Technical College Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it’s not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

  • Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician
  • Marine Maintenance/Fitter & Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Careers That Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Grads May Go Into

A degree in automobile/automotive mechanics technology/technician can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for FL, the home state for Fred K Marchman Technical College.

OccupationJobs in FLAverage Salary in FL
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics45,770$39,990
Transportation Equipment Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers770$57,550
Vehicle Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers480$34,070