Take the direct route to success and start your automotive career at Modesto Technical College, ranked as one of the top automotive training schools in the Central Valley.

Through an innovative mix of in-depth instruction and comprehensive hands-on training from knowledgeable ASE, and MACs Certified instructors who have over decades of professional experience, you’ll get one-on-one training using techniques and industry-standard tools to complete computer diagnostics to engine dyno testing.

You’ll receive comprehensive hands-on training in:

  • Introduction to Automotive Technology
  • Fuel Emissions Systems
  • Brakes
  • Electrical Systems
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tune-ups
  • Carburetor & Alternator Rebuilding
  • Computer Control
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Alignment
  • Service Procedures
The Modesto Technical College Automotive Training Program is the best in Modesto for many reasons.  Our instructors bring real life experience to the classroom and share the same passion for automobiles as our students do.  Students are taught using the most modern, state-of-the-art equipment available.  We constantly update our curriculum to stay current with the latest developments from all the OEM’s and manufacturers of aftermarket equipment.

Our training programs include:

  • Automotive Mechanics w/ Certification
  • Light Duty Automotive Mechanics
  • Automotive Service Writer

These programs will prepare you for industry standard certifications such as MACs A/C Certification, ASE-4 through ASE-8, and the State Brake and Lamp Examinations.  After you earn your Automotive Certification, Modesto Technical College’s local and national placement assistance can help you find a position that ignites your automotive career.

The responsibilities of automotive service technicians have evolved from mechanical repair to a high technology job.  The Modesto Technical College Automotive Programs offer diploma and certifications with the training you need to not only diagnose and repair the automobiles of today, but the ones of tomorrow as well.

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