The East Central College Automotive Technology program is recognized as an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified program. It is offered at Four Rivers Career Center in Washington. Students enrolled in the program gain a solid understanding and working knowledge of the automotive industry. They study automotive technology, with emphasis on lab demonstrations while working in the well-equipped shop area. Students are given hands-on mechanical training from the very start, progressing from basic systems to the more complex.
They first work on bench units before moving on to live engines on stands, live cars belonging to the program and finally consumer automobiles. New students must enroll in the fall and should plan on attending full-time,choosing either a morning or afternoon time block. Students currently in high school can choose to articulate coursework to the AAS degree program and continue with the general education block of course at ECC.
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