Program Coordinator: Nolan Miyahara
Location: ET 111A
Phone: (808) 455-0436
CTE Counselor: Blake Hunrick
Location: GT 111
Phone: (808) 455-0243
The goals of the program are:
- to prepare students with the skills and competencies necessary for a successful career as an automotive technician;
- to instill in students the work habits and attitudes necessary to work in a highly competitive field; and
- to provide students with the basic skills necessary to become lifelong learners in order to keep abreast of the latest technological changes in the automotive field.
In order to promote a student’s readiness and success, prerequisites have been established for each AMT certificate and degree and for AMT courses. The competencies students are expected to achieve in the AMT program are based on the tasks prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASEEF) for technician training.
Entering students must purchase or provide a basic toolset and uniform as prescribed by the program. Cost is approximately $2200. Additionally, most courses have textbook requirements.
The programs in Automotive Technology are accredited by the ASE Education Foundation (ASEEF), 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176, (703) 669-6650. To file a complaint with ASEEF, email: info@ASEeducationFoundation.org or visit https://aseeducationfoundation.org/
Recommended high school preparation: Pre-Algebra, Electronics, Chemistry or Physics, Industrial Arts.
All students must possess a valid Driver's License.
Ford ASSET Option
Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET) is a Statewide program sponsored by Ford Motor Company, Ford and Lincoln/Mercury Dealers and Leeward CC. It is a two-year program designed to develop entry-level service technicians for Ford and Lincoln/Mercury dealerships. ASSET provides the student with a unique two-year work-study experience which leads to an Associate in Applied Science Degree (64 credits) in Automotive Technology.
The ASSET program is designed to provide Ford and Lincoln/Mercury dealerships with qualified technicians proficient in the latest automotive service technologies and methods. In addition, the program enables graduates to make advancements in their career paths. The cost of tools and supplies is approximately $2,200. Students interested in enrolling in ASSET should see the AMT ASSET Instructor.