Business & Technologies


Automotive Systems Technology

The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as automotive service technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field.

Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic course work. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing, and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/transaxles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive trains.

Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.

Automotive Systems Technology Diploma Graduation Plan

Alternative Systems Technology Certificate Graduation Plan

Basic Automotive Servicing Certificate Graduation Plan


Gainful Employment Data (2012-2013)

Automotive Systems Technology Diploma

Alternative Systems Technology Certificate

Basic Automotive Servicing Certificate


Faculty Contact:

Al Carroll
Program Coordinator, Automotive Systems Technology
Edgecombe Community College
2009 W. Wilson St.
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-5166, ext. 236