General Automotive Technical Studies Accelerated Program

speeding carIn ONE SEMESTER, you can earn a CERTIFICATE of Technical Studies (C.T.S.) in Motor Vehicle Technology while gaining work experience through a PAID INTERNSHIP!

Complete these four steps to see if you qualify

Contact Donald Davenport at 504-671-6191 or to schedule an appointment to discuss program details.

Apply for admission to Delgado Community College.

Apply for financial aid.

Participate in employment interview process, meet all applicable employment requirements, and be accepted for employment by a sponsoring dealer.


Classes start January 16, 2024.

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Did You Know?

▶ Demand for new technicians nearly doubled from 136,503 in 2020 to 258,000 in 2021 and is expected to rise to 697,530 by 2026—outpacing supply five to one.

▶ In Louisiana, technician demand exceeds 760 annually, with 145 openings in the Greater New Orleans area. Local annual salaries for service technicians average $50,900. Collision technicians average $48,300.

Source: 2022 Transportation Technician Supply & Demand Report by TechForce Foundation