Automotive Technology

Waubonsee's automotive technology program is a nationally certified and fully accredited automotive technician training program. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in automotive technology but don't know where to start, we can help. Here you'll find more information about individual courses, certificate and degree programs and job possibilities.

Our program has received Master Automotive Service certification by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Learn more about NATEF's top 10 tips for auto technology students. Plus, our program is structured around standards established by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Foundation.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2007 Automotive Industry Planning Council 1st place national winner
  • 2007/2008 T2 School of the Year (Tomorrow's Technician/Chicago Pneumatic)
  • 2006 Automotive Industry Planning Council 4th place national winner
  • 2006 Automotive Industry Planning Council 1st place State of Illinois winner
  • 2006 Ken Kunz Waubonsee Community College Faculty of the year winner
  • 2006 Guy Tiberio Oswego East High School named Distinguished Alumni
  • 2006 Roger Griffin from Nissan named WCC Distinguished Contributor Award winner
  • SkillsUSA Participating school since 1995:
  • Five 1st place all state finishes in Automotive Service Technology
  • Six 2nd place all state finishes in Automotive Service Technology
  • Three 3rd place all state finishes in Automotive Service Technology
  • One 1st place all state finish in Air Cooled Engines
  • One 3rd place all state finish in Air Cooled Engines
  • Chi-Town Teardown Pit Crew Competition by Mechanics Local 701 Participant since 2001:
  • 2nd place finish 2002

Auto Recycling

Check out our one-of-a-kind Automotive Recycling Program