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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Students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program utilize industry-standard tools and procedures for entry-level automotive servicing, diagnostics, and maintenance. The program offers a learning environment similar to what students should expect to encounter in the automotive servicing, diagnostics, and maintenance industries. 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.
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
Complete program placement assessments as noted below
Hold a current, valid driver's license
Placement Assessment Requirements
Transcripts for prior academic learning or assessments (such as college or high school), may waive some or all of the admission requirements. Copies should be emailed to Admissions@davistech.edu. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable in most cases
The following tests are required for this program:
High School student applicants must submit transcripts for ALL PROGRAMS. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 and successful completion of Math 2 (B or higher) and English 2 (B or higher) is required to waive testing for high school students. Some programs have higher GPA requirements. Student’s must have the minimum required grade for two quarters or one semester in the same school year.
Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college
Credentials and Certifications
Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A4 Suspension & Steering
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A5 Auto Brakes
ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certificate: A7 Heating and Air Conditioning
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.
FTJohn Riley | Lead Instructor
ASE Master Automobile Technician, ASE Maintenance and Light Repair Technician, L1 ASE Certification
Master's degree from Utah State Univeristy
Master's degree from University of Utah
Associate degree from Weber State University
Certificate from Davis Technical College
Adjunct Faculty | UDC
Adjunct Faculty | UDC
Associate degree from Eagle Gate College
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