Piedmont Technical College's nationally recognized Automotive Technology program prepares future certified technicians for the challenges of the automotive industry.
Students receive training in our state-of-the-art facility in eight areas of automotive service: engine repair, engine performance, electrical and electronic systems, manual drive train and axles, automatic transmission/transaxle, suspension and steering systems, brakes, and heating and air conditioning.
The specialized training you’ll receive in the automotive program will prepare you to become an ASE certified technician, a credential that can provide greater earning potential through demonstrating your expertise in the field.
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The Automotive Technology program offers top students the opportunity to build a high performance car from start to finish through the Cobra Project. Previous Cobras have won multiple trophies at car shows throughout the Southeast.
2009 T2/Chicago Pneumatic Southeast Region School of the Year
Top 4, 2009 T2/Chicago Pneumatic National School of the Year
2007 S.C. Automotive Award of Excellence (AIPC)
Hi Tech Scholars is a scholarship program designed to help you offset the cost of attendance at Piedmont Technical College, and to help ensure your success in your chosen field.
As a Hi Tech Scholar, you’ll:
Receive a free laptop computer or automotive scan tool that’s yours after graduation;
Receive a minimum of $700 toward tuition per semester;
Get personalized tutoring and mentoring by full-time faculty members.