Automotive Programs:


  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment
  • Preparation for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification
  • Flexibility in scheduling and program planning


  • Introduction to automotive service techniques
  • Brake systems
  • Steering and suspension
  • Manual drive transmissions
  • Automotive transmission and transaxles
  • Automotive heating and air conditioning
  • Vocational internship
  • Electrical systems
  • Engine diagnosis, repair, and rebuilding
  • Engine performance

Scholarship Opportunity:

Randy Allwood Automotive Scholarship – Must be accepted into or presently enrolled in the respective vocational Program at SFSC; must receive recommendation from the SFSC instructor of Automotive Technology or other Auto Body Repair professionals; preference will be given to applicants demonstrating financial need and a strong commitment to completing the respective program; and must be a resident of DeSoto, Hardee or Highlands County, Florida. To apply, visit


  • Automotive Electrical Technician
  • Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician
  • Automotive Service Writer
  • Brake Technician
  • Engine Performance Technician
  • Oil and Lube Technician
  • Steering and Suspension Technician
  • Transmission and Drive Train Technician


Phillip Rizzo
Instructor, Automotive Service Technology