As the key construction department of the institute, the Department of Automotive Engineering currently provides six majors, namely automotive technical service and marketing, automotive detection and maintenance technology, automotive electronics technology, intelligent connected vehicle technology, new energy vehicle technology, and automotive manufacturing and testing technology, which have cultivated a large number of high-quality talents for regional construction and industry development.
The Department of Automotive Engineering has complete training conditions, with a national automobile training base supported by the central financial support. Including automotive comprehensive performance testing center, automotive technical service center, new energy vehicle training center, intelligent network automobile training center, automotive body repair training center, automotive electrical and circuit maintenance training center, automotive electronic control maintenance training center, automotive disassembly and assembly training center, automotive simulation training center and other on-campus training centers. At the same time, the department has cooperated with well-known enterprises in the industry, and built many off-campus training bases, such as Geely Automobile, Suzhou Automotive Research Institute of Tsinghua University, Lanchi Automobile Group, Baoding Xuanyu Automobile Group, Chery Automobile, Qingdao Zhongrui, Great Wall Motor Co., LTD., to train students' vocational skills from zero distance.
The department has actively organized students to participate in various skills competitions and achieved excellent results, forming a good outlook of "promoting learning and teaching by competition". In recent years, we have won 1 second prize and 9 third prizes in national skill competitions, 8 first prizes and more than 20 second prizes in provincial skill competitions.
Adhering to the concept of modern vocational education, the department aims to serve the automobile industry, based on meeting students' development requirements, aims to improve students' employment competitiveness, and takes the reform of teaching mode as the breakthrough point, focusing on cultivating students' practical application ability, innovation ability and comprehensive professional quality. In recent years, the employment rate of graduates from all majors has reached more than 96 %.