Automotive Technology

Students learn hand-on skills to repair and maintain vehicles in auto education classes.

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program prepares students for a career in the vast field of automotive repair. In auto education classes, students gain hands-on experience in testing and diagnosing, engine drivability diagnosis, automatic transmissions, gas engines, suspension, alignment, brakes, and basic electricity.

Automotive service technicians must continually adapt to changing technology as vehicle components and systems become increasingly sophisticated.


The Automotive Technology program is A.S.E. Master Certified in all eight areas of curriculum by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF).

Transfer Information

Hawkeye's Power Technology Department has a block articulation agreement with the University of Northern Iowa Department of Industrial Technology. For more information, contact a program advisor.


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 104
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Program Advisors

Brian Thomas
Butler Hall 109
319-296-2329 ext.1325
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William Koch
Butler Hall 109
319-296-2329 ext.1759
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Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
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