American Advanced Technicians Institute (AATI) is a school in Hialeah, Florida that focuses on teaching students about automotive technology. AATI was founded in August of 1995. At that time, instructors used the facility as a private tutoring institute. Every year, thousands of students learn about automotive work in the school's 6,200 square foot space of labs and shops.
Students can choose between taking courses in automotive technology and specializing in repairing transmissions. The automotive technology program trains students for an entry-level position in the automotive industry. As for the transmission repair program, it is meant to train students who are already working in the field. Some of the courses available include:
- Engine repair
- Brakes and ABS systems
- Suspension, steering and alignment
- Electrical systems
The American Advanced Technicians Institute will only accept students who have earned their high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be at least 17 years old and have visited the school before. In fact, the school will only accept applicants who have toured the facilities. During their tour, applicants must sit for an interview with the admissions officer.
The following is a list of programs offered at American Advanced Technicians Institute. Please consider that the list may be different from programs currently being offered. Students should contact the school to ensure program availability.
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The auto mechanic programs that are listed below are organized by the number of contact hours offered.
620 Contact Hours
- Estimated tuition and fees: $12,000 per year*
- Cost of books or supplies needed: $900*
- Takes about 10 months to complete
300 Contact Hours
- Estimated tuition and fees: $4,000 per year*
- Cost of books or supplies needed: $600*
- Takes about 4 months to complete
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (620 Hours)
Vehicle maintenance and repair technologies program takes ,as reported, ten months to complete.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $11,000*
- Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $1,300*
- The vehicle maintenance and repair technologies program takes about 10 months to complete
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||93%||$3,799|
|Receiving Student Loans||86%||$5,120|