Automotive and Diesel Technology at Highlands College of Montana Tech

Automotive Technology

study automotive technology at Highlands College, Montana Tech

Automotive Technology offers you the training to be successful in today’s fast pace, hands-on, problem-solving, and high-demand automotive field. Jobs are likely available wherever there are cars; meaning this degree and the accompanying skills are portable. Graduates of this program can be found serving in a number of positions at employers ranging from automotive dealerships, independent garages, industrial mines to the oil fields and utility companies.

During your automotive training here at Highlands you will have a personalized education from recognized industry professionals. Our instructors are always up to date with industry training that will allow our students to be ahead of most technicians currently in the field. Students will receive both one-on-one, and practical experience in a small class environment. In addition, training and service information are available to students on or off campus during your enrollment.

Highlands College focuses on using the state-of-the-art equipment that is found in today’s top performing shops. Highlands College has industry partnerships that look to hire our students because of the in-depth education they receive here. Some of these partnerships are Pape Material handling, Butte Auto chain of dealers and DEE’s Motors out of Anaconda. These employers and others have found great value in Highlands Automotive graduates.

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Why Pursue an Automotive Technology degree at Montana Tech?

  • You will learn from industry recognized instructors and participate in real automotive industry work.
  • We offer you lots of one-on-one instruction in a modern campus lab environment.
  • Affordable tuition for a focused range of courses is a smart investment.
  • Graduate after 2-years with an A.A.S. degree and industry certifications.
  • Continued education for a 4-year B.A.S. degree in Business with an automotive influence.
  • We offer access to ALLDATA service information 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • ASE Entry Level Exams will be offered to all students.
  • We have industry partners that work with our students for career paths. Some partnerships offer tuition reimbursements and flexible work schedules while attending school.
  • Students receive tool discounts with Matco, Carlyle and Snap-On tools
  • Industry recognized Snap-On certification on the Modis Edge scan tool, battery charging and Digital Multimeters.
  • We offer the EPA 609 Certification for R12, R134A and the new 1234YF refrigerant handling.
  • Light Duty Diesel training
  • Hybrid and Electric Vehicle training.

Lonnie Horn, automitive technology instructorLonnie Horn

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Automotive Instructor

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