Automotive Technology

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The mission of the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) is to improve the quality of automotive technician training programs nationwide at secondary and post-secondary, public and proprietary schools. To accomplish this mission NATEF examines the structure, resources and quality of training programs and evaluates them against standards established by the industry.  These standards reflect the skills that students must master to be successful in the industry. 

The automotive service and repair industry has changed tremendously in the last decade.  Working on today’s cars requires a deeper understanding of the technology that goes into the modern, more sophisticated automobile.  This increased sophistication means schools need to stay current to properly educate students to meet industry standards.  That is why accreditation for automotive programs is so important.

Suffolk County Community College automotive training programs have earned NATEF certifications.  This ensures our training meets the highest standards, bringing credibility, prestige, and industry recognition to our top-notch programs.  

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