You will need a high school diploma or GED. A Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) may also be required.
First, students must apply to BC which may be done in-person at any campus location, or online by following these instructions to apply at BC.
Your technical classes are all taken at the Broward College's AutoNation Automotive Training Center on South Campus in building 98. Your academic course can be taken at any of eight Broward College campuses throughout the county or online if available.
Broward College started its program back in 2006. However, BC has been in
partnership with the automotive programs at the Broward County Technical Colleges for the past 30+ years and still continues to support the technical colleges by offering their students degree programs assosciated with their program of study.
68 credit hours for the General Automotive program:
For the 2016-2017 school year, the in-state tuition is $115.90 per credit hour. That’s $7,881 for the General Automotive program. Fees and books are additional. All students are encouraged to apply for federal financial aid and scholarships. Many students qualify for scholarships, grants or federal loans.
Every BC Automotive Technology Program student is required to serve an
internship at a local dealership or automotive service center. You’ll receive
hands-on experience under the supervision of a master technician and pick up
dealer-specific certifications. As part of the program, you will be required to earn at least two (2) ASE certifications.
your ASE Certification prepares you for more than 35,000 jobs in need of
qualified candidates. Many of our graduates start out as entry level
technicians at dealerships, independent and specialty shops, and trucking
companies. Others pursue careers in related areas such as the parts industry.
student loans, grants, scholarships and subsidized or unsubsidized funding may
be available if you are eligible. See the Financial Aid section of this site for more information.
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Out of area students in search of a roommate(s) or student housing have several options.