Automotive Technology is a challenging, high-paying career path, and it begins with your desire to succeed along with state-of-the-art training from Sinclair College. The Automotive Technology program is designed for students aspiring to become automotive service technicians in automobile dealerships, independent service facilities and auto-related industries.
Specific corporate training is provided in the following programs, all designed to develop technicians for their respective dealerships: General Motors ASEP (Automotive Service Education Program), Nissan Technician Training Academy (NTTA), Mopar CAP (Career Apprenticeship Program), and American Honda PACT (Professional Automotive Career Training).
Students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program or specific corporate programs can gain valuable hands-on experience through the school's paid co-op internship program while achieving college credit for practical work experience.
The Automotive Certificate program is designed for students who want to become automotive technicians without pursuing an associate degree. Students will expand their knowledge of the automotive service industry and secure employment with dealerships, independent service shops, machine shops and other corporate service jobs. The Sinclair Automotive Technology programs are master certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). NATEF was founded as an independent, nonprofit organization with a single mission: To evaluate technician training programs against standards developed by the automotive industry. Since 1983, the NATEF process has resulted in certified automotive training programs in all 50 states at the secondary and post-secondary levels.View Full Program Details
The Honda Automotive Certificate program is designed to train students to become Honda automotive technicians without pursuing an associate degree. Students will expand their knowledge of the automotive Honda service industry and secure employment with a Honda/Acura dealership. The Sinclair Automotive Technology programs are master certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) NATEF was founded as an independent, nonprofit organization with a single mission: To evaluate technician training programs against standards developed by the automotive industry. Since 1983, the NATEF process has resulted in certified automotive training programs in all 50 states at the secondary and post-secondary levels.View Full Program Details
This short-term certificate provides in-depth, hands-on experiences in various areas of high-performance engines, an ideal choice to supplement a degree-seeking student wishing to specialize in the engine and fuel induction areas. The program is also designed to prepare students for the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) engine machinist series. Courses are dedicated to specific areas of engine development: engine blocks, cylinder head and valve train, assembly and dynamometer testing. Fuel systems for performance engines are covered as well.View Full Program Details
This certificate provides the skills and training needed to earn an entry-level position at an automotive maintenance repair facility. Courses included in the certificate will prepare students to pass the Automotive Service Excellence Maintenance and Light Repair Certification (ASE G1) test.View Full Program Details
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Housing Sinclair automotive students can stay at our partner Wright State University while they attend Sinclair automotive classes for each term. Learn more about resident living at Wright State.
Interested students can apply for Wright State Housing by completing the following:
Complete The Wright Path Application to secure your Wright State student identification number. Once Completed and Approved and can then apply for housing.
Complete The Wright Path Housing Application through their housing website. You can also find their housing rates by location, per semester and month. $250.00 deposit will need to be paid prior to receiving your keys.
For questions about housing, please contact Wright State Housing by email at email@example.com or at 937-775-4172. Please let the housing office know that you are Sinclair automotive student seeking housing.
Sinclair's Automotive Technology curriculum is fully accredited by the ASE Education Foundation.