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TREASURE COAST -- Treasure Coast residents eager to take off in an automotive career are invited to the Indian River State College Automotive Open House on July 10 beginning at 6:30 p.m. with an Information Session in the B Building, Room 111 at the Main Campus in Fort Pierce.
Attendees will receive information on IRSC automotive programs and how to get started in the training program of their choice. At 7:15 p.m., the group will tour the IRSC Automotive Laboratory facility in Building O.
IRSC offers a variety of automotive programs targeted toward specific career goals.
The certificate program in Automotive Service Technology prepares students to work as a skilled technician on today's sophisticated vehicles.
Students' progress through automotive systems including electrical, brakes, suspension, steering and engine repair
Automotive Service Technology II provides advanced training.
The 150-hour courses address heating and air conditioning, automatic transmission and transaxle technology, manual drive and engine performance.
IRSC also offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Automotive Service Management. Students receive a thorough foundation in all aspects of automotive service and maintenance. IRSC's program is certified in all eight categories by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence.
Fall classes begin Monday, Aug.26, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.
The IRSC Main Campus is located at 3209 Virginia Ave., in Fort Pierce. For more information, call (866) 792-4772.