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TSTC Advantage

TSTC Advantage Automotive TechnologyIf you like cars, working with your hands, taking things apart and putting them back together, then breaking into a career in the Automotive Industry may be the perfect profession for you!

Students in the TSTC Automotive Technology Program are trained to go to work as entry-level technicians at dealerships, independents repair shops, chain and specialty stores, as well as fleet operations.

TSTC’s Star Power Prep

  • TSTC has a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation certification with instructors certified by Automotive Service Excellence.

  • Students work with state of the art automotive equipment and learn the latest technologies to prepare them for the ever changing auto industry.

  • We offer hands-on learning from instructors who have years of experience in the auto industry

  • An education from TSTC will bring the financial payoff you expect! According to research from the Texas Comptroller’s office, occupations that require an Associate degree or postsecondary vocational award/certificate pay an average of more than $40,000 annually, compared to the average pay of less than $25,000 for those with only a high school diploma or less!


Instructors in the Automotive Technology program have extensive experience and knowledge of this field of study. TSTC knows the importance of having seasoned faculty and when it comes to getting you ready for the ever-changing Auto Industry, it’s our goal to give you the advantage of teachers who have inside knowledge of the industry demands and functions!

Small class size

At TSTC, our Automotive Technology classes are interactive, intimate, and thorough. Instructors work one on one with students to ensure each person gets the individualized attention and help they need. We are proud to offer such a low student/teacher ratio to facilitate a personal learning environment.

Hands-on learning

You’ll be putting your elbow grease to the test in this program! We make sure you have every opportunity to get your hands dirty with each piece of equipment you’ll use on the job before you ever leave the classroom. We want you to feel experienced and comfortable with the tools you’ll be working with in the industry.

That’s why we teach you how to use things like: digital volt ohm meters, digital storage oscilloscopes, graphing digital multi-meters, five-gas exhaust analyzers and engine analyzers, automotive service information systems, brake lathes, drum and outside disc micrometers, computerized four-wheel alignment systems, hydraulic lifts, and automotive computer diagnostic scanning tools.

Advisory Committee

TSTC has placed industry professionals in the driver’s seat with you. Our Advisory Committees are determining what is taught and how it is conveyed to you so that the methods and technology TSTC incorporates are the desired, front line solutions.



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