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Why Transportation Technology?

 With four program areas to choose from, a student completing a degree, diploma or certificate program at Blue Ridge Community College will have the skills needed to troubleshoot, repair and maintain a variety of vehicle types.
Transportation Technology is suited for technically savvy students who enjoy hands-on work. Students will split their time between the classroom and state-of-the-art laboratories.

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About the Programs

Students can follow one of the four program areas to gain knowledge and hands-on training in Automotive Systems Technology, Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology, Alternative Transportation Technology or Automotive Light-Duty Diesel. Students may choose an associate degree program which can be completed in two years or a variety of shorter diploma and certificate programs. Currently enrolled high school students may be eligible for the Career and College Promise (CCP) Programs.


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Our Graduates

Graduates of any of the four programs will be prepared to take professional licensure exams and enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.  The Automotive Systems Technology Program is NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) accredited training to the MAST (Master Automotive Service Technician) level.


Degrees & Certificates
View these Transportation Technology programs to learn more about degrees, diplomas and certificates offered.

Automotive Systems

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Collision Repair and Refinishing

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Alternative Transportation

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Automotive Light-Duty Diesel

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Currently enrolled North Carolina high school students may be eligible for the Career and College Promise (CCP) program:

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Continuing Education Programs and Courses

Automotive Inspection

Automotive Training and Certification


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Faculty Contacts

Brian Johnson and Eric Stephens
Automotive Systems Technology
(828) 694-1835 / (828) 694-1659  /


Steve Horlick
Collision Repair Technology
(828) 694-1833


Joe Shook
Light-Duty Diesel Technology and
Alternative Transportation Technology
(828) 694-1686


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