Automotive Technology

Today’s garage is not like your grandfather’s garage.

As technology as evolved, so have the cars we drive. In the Automotive Mechanic program, students prepare for entry-level positions as automotive technicians. Students learn in an active auto service facility that is open to the public and can test for Automotive Service Excellent (ASE) certifications while completing the program. This program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) for both secondary and post-secondary levels.

General Information

Career Advisor: Lee Williams
253.680.7403 |

Location: South Campus
Hours: N/A

Program Length: Eight Quarters

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  • National Potential Annual Job OpeningsN/A

This information is base on data from August 2018. For updated information, visit careeronestop, a database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:


Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.


  • Mike Clark

    253.680.7592 | Email