Automotive Technology

Next class starts: May 31, 2022

View full schedule here.

Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Juniors & Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU, Weber State, and USU. Learn more.

Locations

Lehi Trades & Tech Building
Spanish Fork Auto Campus

89%

Graduation rate

75%

Job placement

$61,800

Avg. salary

The Automotive Technology curriculum follows the guidelines established by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), now called the ASE Education Foundation. Curriculum follows the safety requirements, areas of focus, time frames and recognized task list designed by the above two agencies. 

The Automotive Technology program gives students the foundation to jumpstart their career with some of the largest dealership service centers or independent repair facilities across the country. Your time in this program will consists of a hands-on approach to learning in our sophisticated and newly constructed automotive shop.  Coursework includes  web based training for Ford, Subaru, and FCA (Fiat/Chrysler America). 

Upon completion of our program and working a year in the industry, you will have the opportunity to pass all the ASE certification tests to become an ASE Master Technician. You will also have the opportunity to begin Manufacturer Specific Web Based Factory Training by one or more of our industry sponsors.

The full curriculum Automotive Technology Program  includes the following programs:

General Maintenance & Light Repair course

  • A1 Engine Repair
  • A2 Automatic Trans/Transaxle
  • A3 Manual Drive and Axles
  • A4 Suspension and Steering
  • A5 Brakes
  • A6 Electrical/Electronics
  • A7 HVAC Systems
  • A8 Engine Performance
For more information, contact the Lead Instructor.
Matt Zufelt

mzufelt@mtec.edu

Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.

Registration for Summer term opens January 3, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. online, and Fall 2022 opens April 20, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  • Students are required to take the MTECH Entrance Assessment and score a passing rate of: Math: 2: English: B or provide alternative documentation to prove competency. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.
  • High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration. After completing the Entrance Assessment and the Maintenance & Light Repair pre-requisite course, high school students may take any classes available that fit their schedule. Some programs are not a semester long, and students will need to take 2 individual programs to fill a semester.
  • The G1 course may be waived by passing the ASE G1 exam and receiving an ASE certification BEFORE taking the G1 course.
  • All students must have a valid driver’s license
SECTION CAMPUS ROOM # START DATE END DATE START TIME END TIME DAYS INSTRUCTOR (last name, first name)
Summer 2022
A7 HVAC Lehi Trades & Tech Auto Shop 5/31/2022 6/28/2022 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M – F Judd Statham
A4 Steering and Suspension Spanish Fork Auto Shop 5/31/2022 7/28/2022 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M – F Greg Mecham
Fall 2022
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Lehi Auto Shop 8/16/2022 12/22/2022 7:20 AM 10:30 AM M – F Judd Statham
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Lehi Auto Shop 8/16/2022 12/22/2022 11:30 AM 2:55 PM M – F Judd Statham
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Lehi Auto Shop 8/16/2022 12/22/2022 6:00 PM 9:52 PM M-Th Jay Hales
A3 Manual Drive & Axles Lehi Auto Shop 8/16/2022 12/22/2022 7:20 AM 10:30 AM M – F Dave Simmons
A8 Engine Performance Lehi Auto Shop 10/20/2022 12/22/2022 7:20 AM 10:30 PM M – F Dave Simmons
A5 Brakes Lehi Auto Shop 8/16/2022 10/18/2022 11:30 AM 2:40 PM M – F Dave Simmons
A6 Electrical/Electronics Lehi Auto Shop 10/20/2022 12/22/2022 11:30 AM 2:40 PM M – F Dave Simmons
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Spanish Fork Auto Shop 8/16/2022 12/22/2022 7:20 AM 10:30 AM M – F Greg Mecham
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Spanish Fork Auto Shop 8/16/2022 12/22/2022 11:45 AM 2:55 PM M – F Greg Mecham
A3 Manual Drive & Axles Spanish fork Auto Shop 8/16/2022 12/22/2022 11:45 AM 2:55 PM M – F Matt Zufelt
A5 Brakes Spanish fork Auto Shop 8/16/2022 12/22/2022 11:45 AM 2:55 PM M – F Matt Zufelt
A6 Electrical/Electronics Spanish Fork Auto Shop 10/20/2022 12/22/2022 7:20 AM 10:30 AM M – F Matt Zufelt
A8 Engine Performance Spanish fork Auto Shop 10/20/2022 12/22/2022 7:20 AM 10:30 AM M – F Matt Zufelt
Spring 2023
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Lehi Auto Shop 1/3/2023 5/15/2023 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M – F Judd Statham
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Lehi Auto Shop 1/3/2023 5/15/2023 11:30 AM 2:30 PM M – F Judd Statham
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Lehi Auto Shop 1/3/2023 5/15/2023 6:00 PM 9:45 PM M – Th Jay Hales
A4 Suspension & Steering Lehi Auto Shop 1/3/2023 3/1/2023 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M – F Dave Simmons
A1 Engine Repair Lehi Auto Shop 3/6/2023 5/17/2023 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M – F Dave Simmons
A2 Automatic Trans/ Transaxle Lehi Auto Shop 1/3/2023 4/17/2023 11:30 AM 2:30 PM M – F Dave Simmons
A7 HVAC Lehi Auto Shop 4/19/2023 5/16/2023 11:30 AM 2:30 PM M – F Dave Simmons
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Spanish Fork Auto Shop 1/3/2023 5/15/2023 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M – F Greg Mecham
G1 Maintenance & Light Repair Spanish Fork Auto Shop 1/3/2023 5/15/2023 11:45 AM 2:45 PM M – F Greg Mecham
A4 Suspension & Steering Spanish Fork Auto Shop 1/3/2023 3/1/2023 11:45 AM 2:45 PM M – F Matt Zufelt
A1 Engine Repair Spanish Fork Auto Shop 3/6/2023 5/17/2023 11:45 AM 2:45 PM M – F Matt Zufelt
A2 Automatic Trans/ Transaxle Spanish Fork Auto Shop 1/3/2023 4/17/2023 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M – F Matt Zufelt
A7 HVAC Spanish Fork Auto Shop 4/19/2023 5/16/2023 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M – F Matt Zufelt
TUITION /FEESCOSTNOTES
Registration Fee$40.00 
Facilities Fee$50.00 
Program Fees$2,602.00This includes the fees for one (1) test for G1 and A1-A8 ASE certification Exams
Tuition$2,835.00 
Subtotal$5,527.00 
Total$6,385.00

*Total includes tuition, fees, materials, and optional materials

REQUIRED MATERIALS COST NOTES
Thompson Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
$67.00 ISBN: 9781111307417
Thompson Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair workbook $37.00 ISBN: 9781111307424
Thompson Automotive Technology A Systems Approach, 7th edition $111.00 ISBN: 9781337794213
Engine Repair NATEF standards job sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111646974
Automatic trans/transaxle NATEF standards job sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111646981
Manual Drive Trains & Axles NATEF standards job sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111646998
Suspension abd Steering NATEF standards job sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111647001
Brake Systems NATEF standards job sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111647018
Electrical and Electronics NATEF standards job sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111647025
Heating and Air Conditioning NATEF standards job sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111647032
Engine Performance NATEF standards job sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111647025
Shop Workshirt $35.00 Students required to purchase 1 shirt
Tool Kit $150.00 A detailed list will be distributed on the first day of instruction
Safety Glasses $10.00
Subtotal $858.00
OPTIONAL MATERIALS COST NOTES
ASE Certification exams $37.00 this is the cost per exam (there are 8 exams)
Subtotal $6,348.00
  • MTECH Automotive Technology Program Certificate
  • Individual Program Certificate in any Program, except Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR)
  • ASE Certifications: Offered for each Program above, including Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR)
  • The ASE tests are available at the Prometric Testing Center: 350 S 400 W #200 Lindon Utah 84042 (801) 226-2095. Call first for appointment. Test fees are included in Program Fees for one attempt per individual program.
  • Automobile Service Technician (AST): Given for completion of all Programs above.
At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic and career counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student.

Automotive Technology

Program length
2 Years
Total cost
$6,681
Lehi Trades & Tech Building
Spanish Fork Auto Campus
Program length
2 Years
Total cost
$6,681