James Cordova, Department Chair
To enter the automotive collision or automotive service program, you must successfully complete any CCR course or qualifying placement score or exemption.
Entrance into the program involves a screening and selection process. You can obtain an application and information by calling the Automotive Department at 719.549.3354.
The Automotive Service Technology program prepares you for a range of careers in automotive maintenance and repair.
This program teaches you to perform general maintenance, as well as to diagnose and repair electrical, engine, transmission, suspension, brake and air conditioning systems. The program has met the National Institute for Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) accreditation in the areas of Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Engine Performance, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning and Suspension & Steering. We also offer Automotive Services courses for students in the Concurrent Enrollment Program at Pueblo Community College, Cañon City High School, and PCC Southwest Campus in Mancos. We encourage you to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification tests while enrolled at PCC. We offer a paid apprenticeship for high school students through the Automotive Youth Education System (AYES).
As a student in the program, you will become a member of the Skills USA club and participate in a number of leadership activities and competitions.
Admissions to the Automotive Service Technology program is by application only. For admission requirements, please go to MT-129 and see the department chair.