Program Features

The Automotive Service Technology program allows students to gain skills and knowledge to accurately diagnose, repair and service various automotive vehicles. Program includes classroom and lab instruction in safety, electrical and electronic systems, suspension and steering, engine performance, manual drive train and axles, heating and air conditioning, engine repair and brakes. Program has National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation accreditation at the secondary and post-secondary levels.
Choose from an Associate of Applied Science, typically a 2-year program or a Technical Certificate, which is usually completed in a year or less. A Certificate of Completion option is also available to learn one specialized technique or discipline. Click the links below for course information, costs, average earning, placement rates and additional program information
Degree and Certificate Options
Associate of Applied Science 61 Credit Hours
Technical Certificate 51 Credit Hours
Certificate of Completion 18 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements & Additional Information

Program Checklist

Course Descriptions

4004 N. Webb Road, Wichita, KS 67226
New students may contact:

Beth Ferrell
Admissions Specialist


Current students may contact:

Kris Dean
Academic Coach


Beth KrisDean
316.677.1091 (NCAT)
316.677.1963 (NCAT / Grove)


WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604 • 800.621.7440

The Automotive Collision Repair program is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents.

The program is also accredited by:
National Automotive Technician Education Foundation
13505 Dulles Technology Drive, Suite 2
Herndon, VA 20171-3421

This program is affiliated with:
Automotive Service Association Educational Member
7510 N. Palmer Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64158

WATC is an approved I-CAR certified weld testing facility. For the most up-to-date information on the Automotive Steel GMA (MIG) and Automotive Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification Tests, other I-CAR qualification tests and I-CAR training programs, visit I-CAR at, or call 800.422.7872.

Students interested in this program may be eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.