Opportunities in the Auto Industry.

Exciting Career Fields
  • Entry Level Service Technician  
  • Service Writer
  • Parts Department
  • Dealership Employment
  • Technical Salesperson

OTC is now ASE TESTING SITE 7176 

Email inquiries should be sent to Gerald.waters@okaloosaschools.com

Through the Automotive Service Technology Program, students explore the many aspects and career opportunities within the automotive industry.  Students are exposed to the new “high-tech” world of automobile service and repair through daily hands-on work in the classroom and opportunities to meet and learn from local industry partners.

 

Students enrolled in the Automotive Service Technology Program receive specialized training for a career in the automotive industry.

 

Knowledge and Skills include:

Electronics

Drive Axle and Drive Train Repair

Steering, Suspension & Brake Systems

Fuel Systems

Electronic Engine Control Diagnosis & Drivability.

 

Working on today's automobiles requires an understanding in the science and technology that goes into modern, highly sophisticated vehicles. 

 

While enrolled in the Automotive Service Technology Program, students are awarded the opportunity of becoming ASE certified.

Fees and Tuition
Automotive Service Technology 1 
Automotive Service Technology 2

OCP: A / Course: AER0014

Title: Auto Sevice Asssistor

Length: 300 hours

 

OCP: B / Course: AER0418

Title: Auto Brake System Technician

Length: 150 hours

OCP: C / Course: AER0453

Title: Auto Suspension & Steering

         Technician

Length: 150 hours

OCP: D / Course: AER0360

Title: Auto Electrical / Electronic

        System Technician

Length: 300 hours

OCP: E / Course: AER0110

Title: Engine Repair Technician

Length: 150 hours

 

Estimated Program Costs:

Total Tuition & Fee Detail

$3,066.00 - Automotive Service Technology 1 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1,050 hours)

$460.00 - Lab Fees (Per Semester)

$35.00 - Registration Fees

$15.00 - Miscellaneous

$3,576.00 Tuition Fees Total for program

Textbook Estimated Cost:

$111.30 (Full Textbook listing in front office)

OCP: A / Course: AER0503

Title: Engine Performance Technician

Length: 300 hours

 

OCP: B / Course: AER0257

Title: Transmission & Transaxle

Length: 150 hours

 

OCP: C / Course: AER0274

Title: Manual Drive Train & Axle Technician

Length: 150 hours

 

OCP: D / Course: AER0172

Title: Auto HVAC

Length: 150 hours

 

 

Estimated Program Costs:

Total Tuition & Fee Detail

$2,190.00 - Automotive Service Technology 2 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 750hours)

$460.00 - Lab Fees (Per Semester)

$35.00 - Registration Fees

$15.00 - Miscellaneous

$2,700.00 Tuition Fees Total for program

Textbook Estimated Cost:

$111.30 (Full Textbook listing in front office)

Industry Certifications

Donald Bates
Automotive Instructor

James Welch
Automotive Instructor

Advisory Council Members

  • Matthew Fletcher                O’Riley Auto Parts

  • Dorsey Anthony                   O’Riley Auto Parts

  • Casey House                        Casey’s Marine Service

  • Bruce Gebhard                     Fleetworx

  • Curtis Baker                         Lee Nissan

  • John Potpan                        Lee GMC

  • Mike Holmes                       Holmes Auto Repair

  • Greg Holmes                       Holmes Auto Repair

  • Ross Shipley                        ZT Motors

  • George Van Dyke               Playground Automotive

  • Paul Thomas                       Hub City Ford

  • Elie Breaux                          NAPA Auto Parts

  • Mike Smidt                         FWB Mitsubishi

  • Mike McClure                     FWB Mitsubishi

  • Mike Gibson                       Trib’s Auto Service

Director:  Jerry Sansom

Assistant Director: Kelly Hayes

Assistant Director: Scott Huerkamp

Phone: 850-833-3500 / Fax: 850-833-3466

 

1976 Lewis Turner Boulevard

Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547

Main Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 7am - 5pm

Friday: 7am - 2pm