Automotive Service Technician-ITEC
ITEC is a comprehensive two-year automotive training program featuring
cooperative training with an approved automotive repair facility.
Students receive training in the classroom/lab at RTC for approximately nine
weeks followed by approximately nine weeks of paid full-time mentored work
experience at an ITEC approved automotive repair facility through five cycles
over the two-year program. Students receive training in all eight
NATEF/ASE automotive areas (Engine Repair, Manual Drive Train, Automatic
Transmission, Brakes, Steering and Suspension, Heating and Air
Conditioning, Electrical/Electronic Systems, and Engine
Performance). Students gain real work experience in the automotive shop
environment and develop the competencies of a professional automotive
technician. Students are provided the opportunity to take ASE
certification in all eight automotive categories and Washington State
Authorized Emission Specialist certification. In addition to the
technical courses, four General Education courses are required to obtain an
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Other Program Info:
Jack H. Devine
Gary C. Neill
7:00AM - 1:30PM
Apply to the program on both Renton Technical College and ITEC application
Arrange for an interview with an ITEC instructor.
Be selected by an automotive repair facility.
Students may enter at the beginning of fall quarter.