It’s a good time to be an automotive student! Our 85,000 square-foot automotive facility features state-of-the-industry paint rooms, computer labs, classrooms, glassed-in shop areas and a showroom for vehicles that have been repaired or restored.
Our next program info session for Automotive Technician is August 24 at 3 p.m. in Building 3, Room 704 . Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!
For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.
Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.
You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.
Automotive Technician Degree (AAT): 6 quarters
Hybrid Alternative Fuel Maintenance Degree (AAT or AAS-T): 7 quarters
Automotive Drive Train Technician Certificate: 2 quarters
Automotive Electrical, Electronics and Air-Conditioning/Heating Certificate: 1 quarter
Automotive Engine Repair & Engine Performance Technician Certificate: 3 quarters
Automotive Front End & Brakes Technician Certificate: 1 quarter
Ford Motor Company Maintenance & Light Repair Certificate: 3 quarters
Hybrid Alternative Fuel Maintenance Certificate: 2 quarters
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.
Median annual pay in Washington:
$46,100 per year.
This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net
Our ASE-certified program prepares students for positions as automotive technicians. You'll get hands-on training working on actual vehicles brought in for repair.
Partnerships with local business create valuable hands-on opportunities for technical education students. Last week a group of nine Clover Park Technical College automotive program students experienced the benefits of one of those partnerships when they had a chance to spend two days working with a Chevrolet Volt courtesy of Parkland dealer Titus-Will Chevrolet.
Congratulations to Automotive Collision Technician student Kirk Clark, who recently received a Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship.
CPTC's Automotive Program hosted the 2015 SkillsUSA South Puget Sound Regional Automotive Competition Jan. 31.
Within our Automotive Technician program we offer a full degree (AAT or AAS-T) and a number of specialty certificates.