The Car Mechatronics Program is a collaboration between Chattanooga State’s Engineering Technology Division and the Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga. Read more about Volkswagen Academy
The Car Mechatronics concentration is a collaboration between Chattanooga State and Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations. The goal of the program is to educate students in complex automotive systems from the powertrain, electronic controls, occupant protection systems, and aesthetic aspects of the automobile. Students gain knowledge and hands-on training in manufacturing processes, welding, automotive technology, automotive electrical/electronic systems, protection systems and technical drawings.
All classes are taught at the state-of-the-art Volkswagen Academy adjacent to Volkswagen of America Chattanooga Operations. This three-year program combines five semesters of academic and practical training with four semesters of paid, on-the-job training in the Volkswagen manufacturing facility. The Car Mechatronics concentration requires a separate application, and students are chosen from a pool of applicants through a competitive selection process based on testing and interviews. Students are challenged throughout the program and should be at college level in all subjects.
For program application, please email Amanda Bennett or call 423-697-2496.