Advanced Automotive Technology

School of

Amy Loveland

Amy Loveland

  • Instructional Management Assistant
  • 801-593-2494

Program Summary

When Can I Start

Bi-weekly start dates


20 Credit Hours

Time to Complete

10 months @ 15hrs/wk

Training Locations

Main Campus, Utah Department of Corrections Instructional Service Center

Adult Student Costs | $2,332*

*Estimated: Includes Tuition, Fees and Course Materials. Some elective courses may have additional fees and/or materials that are not calculated in this summary.

High School Costs | $211

Tuition is free for high school students, however there are some fees and materials that they may be responsible for at the beginning or during the program

  • NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

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Program Outcomes

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Program / Admission Details

Program Description
Advanced Automotive Technology program students are exposed to modern vehicle systems. The program teaches Electrical Systems, Automatic and Manual Transmissions, Engine Repair, and Engine Performance. This program offers a comprehensive understanding of advanced automotive systems, preparing students for cutting-edge roles in the automotive industry. Students gain valuable hands-on experience servicing and practicing their skills on various vehicle makes and models – both foreign and domestic –while completing the program. Students must complete the Automotive Technology program or have significant industry experience before enrolling in Advanced Automotive Technology.
Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • ADULT STUDENTS: Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Must be at least 16 years of age AND be in 11th or 12th grade
  • Students should complete at least 50% of the total program course requirements while enrolled at the college. Exceptions may be reviewed and approved by the Director of Student Services
  • Complete program placement assessments (next tab).

NOTE: Must complete Davis Technical College Automotive Technology program

Admission Assessment Requirements

No testing required for this program

Credentials and Certifications
Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Available Licensing/Certifications
  • ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A1 Engine Repair
  • ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A3 Manual Drive Train & Axles
  • ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A8 Engine Performance
  • Mobile Air Conditioning Society Section 609
Transfer Options

Following the completion of this Davis Tech program and after being admitted to the partner institution, your Davis Tech certificate of completion will be converted to as many as 30 credit hours toward an Associate of Applied Science at any Utah colleges and universities. Additional information can be found here.

Classroom Hours

  • 8am-11am
  • 12pm-3pm
  • 6pm-9pm
  • 8am-11am
  • 12pm-3pm
  • 6pm-9pm
  • 8am-11am
  • 12pm-3pm
  • 6pm-9pm
  • 8am-11am
  • 12pm-3pm
  • 6pm-9pm
  • 8am-11am
  • 12pm-3pm

Program Faculty

John Riley

FT John Riley | Lead Instructor

  • ASE Master Automobile Technician, ASE Maintenance and Light Repair Technician, L1 ASE Certification
  • Master's degree from Utah State Univeristy
David Hoffman

FT David Hoffman

  • Master's degree from University of Utah
Tanner Harvey

FT Tanner Harvey

  • Associate degree from Weber State University
Charles Gephart

PT Charles Gephart

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Jim Nibley

PT Jim Nibley

LaVon Turnbow

PT LaVon Turnbow