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Clark College’s Dealer Ready Automotive Technology programs include the Toyota Technician
& Education Network (T-TEN), the Honda Professional Automotive Career Training (PACT),
the Dick Hannah Initiative for Technician Education at Clark College (HiTECC), and
the Audi Education Partnership.
Our cohort programs start every August and have a regional reputation for producing
automotive technicians with good mechanical skills and a thorough understanding of
automotive computer, electrical, and electronics systems to work on today’s vehicles.
40 students are accepted into our competitive programs every August.
Please Note: Students in our programs are paired at local dealerships to gain the skills and
aptitude to become professional technicians. Due to our curated educational experience,
the Automotive Technology program does not offer customer auto repairs of any kind.
Do you want to work as a technician in the automotive industry? If so, you’re in the
An incredible opportunity awaits you at Clark College. Dealer Ready students participate
in paid internships, receive factory certified training, and graduate with credentials
from highly respected automotive industry organizations including the National Institute
for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Students learn current automotive technology
by working in a 14,000 square foot facility on state-of-the-art simulators and late-model
vehicles donated by local industry.
Our graduates are in high demand by dealerships and experience an accelerated path
to better pay and benefits. Clark College is certified by the National Automotive
Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and has been training automotive technicians
for more than 40 years.