Automotive, Collision, Diesel & Marine

Start your career pathway at TCC's Regional Automotive Center

Open house Oct. 28
9 a.m. - noon
  • Learn about TCC's automotive, collision, diesel and marine programs
  • Speak with manufacturers' training representatives
  • Learn about career opportunities

Registration is not required
Info: Dave Brown 757-822-5072

Automotive programs

Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology

TCC prepares you to become a technician in the automotive repair field or provides updated training if you’re already working in the field. You can also specialize in manufacturer-specific programs from Honda, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler. 

Career Studies Certificate in Automotive Chassis Systems

Prepare for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam in steering and suspension and brakes. You will also be prepared to take the Virginia Safety Inspection exam. 

Career Studies Certificate in Automotive Electronics

Classes in basic automotive electrical diagnostics, automotive climate control and advanced electrical diagnostics prepare you for the ASE certification exam in electrical/electronic systems and heating and air conditioning. 

Career Studies Certificate in Powertrains

Specialize in the service, diagnosis and repair of automatic and manual transmissions, transaxles and engines, and prepare for the ASE exam in engine repair and transmissions. 

Career Studies Certificate in Engine Performance

Gain the skills to service, diagnose and repair engine management and control systems and prepare for the ASE certification exam in engine performance. 

Manufacturer certifications

These two-year program combine theory, hands-on work and live shop experience to give you the most up-to-date education available.


Mopar CAP is designed to train students to become automotive technicians at Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Fiat dealerships.


Honda PACT offers students the opportunity to train and work at Honda and Acura dealerships. 


The T-TEN program offers students the opportunity to train and work in Toyota or Lexus dealerships.

Collision, diesel & marine programs

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