Braman Automotive Training Center Program

Richard Lotito, instructor of the Automotive Service Technology Braman

An Exciting, Fast-Paced and Rewarding Career.


Today, automotive technicians use computers and scanners to help diagnose problems in cars. Our Automotive Service Technology Program provides 1,800 hours of training in areas of automotive specialization. In addition, a paid internship provides students with real-world, hands-on experience alongside dealership technicians in the Service Department, Parts Department and Body Shop at Braman Miami. This discipline is taught by ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified instructors and allows students who complete specific coursework to be qualified for employment or additional specialized training. The purpose of this program is to train students with ASE Certified Instructors on state-of-the-art vehicles.

Career Opportunities:

  • Light Duty Service Assistant
  • Engine Performance/Repair Technician
  • Electrical/Electronic System Technician
  • Brake System Technician
  • Steering, Suspension and Alignment Technician
  • Automatic & Manual DriveTrain Technician or Trans-Axle Technician
  • Heating & Air Conditioning Technician
  • Automotive Parts Specialist
  • Body Shop Specialist/Technician
  • Service Manager
  • Shop Owner/Operator

Employment Opportunities:

Automotive technicians can work for a dealership, an independent shop, or open their own shop. At the dealership level, opportunities are available for shop foremen, service advisors, or service managers.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $21.09 hourly or $43,860 annually. 

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1800 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP AAutomobile Services Assistor300 Hours
OCP BEngine Repair Technician150 Hours
OCP CAutomatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician150 Hours
OCP DManual Drivetrain and Axle Technician150 Hours
OCP EAutomobile Suspension and Steering Technician150 Hours
OCP FAutomotive Brake System Technician150 Hours
OCP GAutomotive Electrical/Electronic System Technician300 Hours
OCP HAutomotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician150 Hours
OCP IAutomotive Engine Performance Technician300 Hours
Total Hours: 1800

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Automotive Service Technology – Braman is available at the following school (s):

Lindsey Hopkins Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

Lindsey Hopkins Technical College
(305) 324-6070
Patricia Estiverne
Sandra Hawkins
Jacques Lucien
Rose Jasmin
Ext. 7089
Ext. 7129
Ext. 7039
Now enrolling! Free to those who qualify! Phone number 305 558 8000


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