Automotive Technology
Ogeechee Technical College


Meet the Faculty

Allen McDaniel

Automotive Technology Instructor

Office: Rm 864
Occupational Studies Bldg

Allen McDaniel has been teaching Automotive at Ogeechee Technical College since 2005. He graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a Bachelor of Occupational Education degree and Swainsboro Technical College with a diploma in Automotive Technology. He is an ASE Master Technician, spending most of his automotive career working in a GM dealership. During his time with the GM dealership, he obtained many GM specific certifications in all areas of the automobile.

ASE Master Technician Certified

International Automotive Technicians Network (iATN)


Program Goals

  1. Maintain enrollment at current levels.

  2. Increase retention to maintain current levels of enrollment.

  3. Increase awards per instructor.

  4. Maintain placement rate of 100%.


Programs of Study

Automotive Technology Diploma*
Automotive Chassis Technician Specialist Certificate*
Automotive Climate Control Technician Certificate
Automotive Engine Performance Technician Certificate*
Automotive Engine Repair Technician Certificate*

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).


Program Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Automotive Technology program is to educate, prepare, and produce graduates capable of obtaining employment in the automotive repair career field. Program emphasis is placed on the development of job skills, knowledge, and critical thinking skills which will enable graduates to remain proficient in this dynamic career field.


Program Courses

AUTT 1010 - Automotive Technology Introduction
AUTT 1020 - Automotive Electrical Systems OR AUTT 1021 - Automotive Electrical Systems I & AUTT 1022 - Automotive Electrical Systems II
AUTT 1030 - Automotive Brake Systems
AUTT 1040 - Automotive Engine Performance
AUTT 1050 - Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems
AUTT 1060 - Automotive Climate Control Systems
AUTT 2010 - Automotive Engine Repair
AUTT 2020 - Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles
AUTT 2030 - Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles