There's a growing need for automotive service and repair pros! If you have a love of cars and a skill with engines, we can provide the advanced training you'll need for a career in this field. Gwinnett Tech's Automotive programs will train you on the latest vehicles and technology. You'll learn service and repair procedures that are popular on today's automobiles and trucks.

Gwinnett Tech's Automotive Service Technology and Automotive Technology programs are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc./Automotive Service Excellence (ASE-NATEF).

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

Information on gainful employment: Automotive Fundamentals and Heavy Diesel Service Technician

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

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  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    • Mopar (CAP) College Automotive Program

    • Automotive Technology

    • Nissan Dealership Technician Training Program (NDTTP)


    • Automotive Fundamentals


    • Automotive Chassis Technician Specialist

    • Automotive Climate Control Technician

    • Auto Electrical/Electronic Systems Technician

    • Automotive Engine Repair Technician

    • Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist

    • Heavy Diesel Service Technician

    • Mopar CAP Electrical Technician

    • Mopar CAP Engine Performance Technician

    • Automotive Engine Performance Technician

    • Diesel Power Generation

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  • Robert Bauman
    Program Director, General Automotive
    Monroe Sorton
    Instructor, General Automotive
    678-226-6261 ext 6261
    Johnny Stallings
    Instructor, Diesel
    678-226-7382 ext 7382
    • General automotive technician

    • Basic automotive service technician

    • Brake and front end specialist

    • Transmission specialist

    • Air conditioning and electrical specialist

    • Engine specialist

    • Computer systems specialist

    • Engine performance specialist

    • Service advisor

    • Service writer

    • Parts attendant

    • Suspension and steering technician

    • Brake system technician

    • Electrical systems service technician

    • Drivability technician

    • Transmission/transaxle/driveline technician

    • Heavy equipment service technician

  • Automotive Program Advisory Committee

    Chrysler CAP Advisory Committee

    Mark Chitwood (Co-Chairman)
    Hayes CDJ Lawrenceville

    Terry Otts
    Hayes CDJ Gainesville

    Rick Dibble (Co-Chairman)

    Bill Tradewell

    Don MacLellan
    Mall of GA CDJ

    John Stahl (Secretary)
    Gwinnett Tech College

    Joe Akins

    John Johnson

    General Automotive Advisory Committee

    Herb Hoffman (Co-Chairperson)
    Service Manager
    Infiniti of Gwinnett

    Rich Gorkes
    District P&S Manager
    Mitsubishi Motors

    Steve Vaughn
    Service Manager
    Regal Nissan

    David Cloninger (Secretary)
    Program Director
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Frank Finocchio
    Service Manager
    Sandy Springs Ford

    Bobby Moore
    Service Manager
    Honda Mall of Georgia

    Varnell Douthit
    Human Resource Generalist
    Pep Boys

    Monroe Sorton
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Bob Padavano
    Shop Foreman
    Atlanta Classic Cars

    A J Bitterman
    Service Director
    Rick Case Mitsubishi

    Mike Millares
    Recruiting & Retention Manager
    Tires Plus

    Darrell Davis
    Service Director
    Nally Nissan

    Paul Newton
    Service Manager
    Sutherlin Nissan

    Jason Harris
    Shop Manager
    Global Imports

    Brian Klaubert
    Christian Bros Automotive

    Jim Jackson
    Service Manager
    Arbor Place Kia/Hyundai

    Marco Jones

    John Bucknor
    Service Director
    Colonial Buick GMC

    Mark Christian
    Service Manager
    Gwinnett Place Chevrolet

    Wayne Watson
    Service Manager
    Hennessy Cadillac

    Steve Bendell
    Service Manager
    Sutherlin Mazda Mall of Georgia

    Don Glaser (Co-Chairperson)
    Sales Rep
    Hunter Engineering

    Heavy Diesel Advisory Committee

    Larry Wehunt (Secretary)
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Tim Francis
    Briggs Construction

    Mike Ardiff (Co-Chairperson)
    Pittman Construction

    Nicole Montgomery
    Hertz Equipment Rental

    Jimmy Johnson
    Tractor & Equipment Co

    Eric Fancher (Co-Chairperson)
    Kraft Power

    Richard Knittel
    Prime Power

    Ken Cockerham
    Nixon Power Services Co

    Brett Carpenter
    Nixon Power Services Co

    Tom Rudolph
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Toyota T-TEN Advisory Committee

    Davis Stanley
    Service Manager
    Atlanta Toyota

    Jeff Beaver
    Director of Fixed Operations
    Stonecrest Toyota

    Dave Fletcher
    Parts & Service Director
    Toyota Mall of Georgia

    Keith Mitchell
    Service Manager
    Marietta Toyota

    Blake McCormack
    Service Manager
    Nalley Lexus Roswell

    Joe Valadez
    Service Manager
    Toyota of Roswell

    Lawrence Schulte
    Parts & Service Director
    Lexus of South Atlanta

    Joseph Gaunt
    Service Manager
    Hennessy Lexus Gwinnett

    Chris Cobb
    Service Manager
    Nalley Lexus Galleria

    Kenny M. Smith
    Parts & Service Director
    Hennessy Lexus Atlanta

    Andy Oviatt
    Technical Trainer
    Lexus Southern Area

    Chris Harvey
    Manager Techinal Training
    Southeast Toyota

    Steve Ozzello
    Director of Technical Ops
    Southeast Toyota

    Eddie Osborne
    Area Parts & Services Consultant
    Southeast Toyota

    Scott Sanford
    Area Manager
    Toyota Motor Sales USA

    Larry Wehunt (Secretary)
    Instructor T-TEN Program
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Bob Starford
    Fixed Operations Manager
    Sandy Springs Toyota

    Bruce Shuck
    Toyota Mall of Georgia

    Robert Acuff
    Service Manager
    Team Toyota Lithia Springs

    Tom Melito
    Service and Parts Director
    Stone Mountain Toyota

    Pat McCormick (Committee Chair)
    Sandy Springs Toyota