Automotive Technology Certificate
Automotive technicians generally begin their careers in service repair shops, with continually expanding industrial and service career advancement opportunities. Technicians work with experienced professionals and have frequent contact with the public. This field requires good mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity skills.
This certificate is specifically designed for students learning to become technicians who perform maintenance and light repair services in the automotive industry. These technicians perform about 70% of the work being done in repair shops across the nation. Classes included will increase an individual’s technical knowledge of bumper-to-bumper maintenance and light repairs in the critical areas of engine systems, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension & steering, brakes, electrical, and heating & air conditioning.
(Major Code 6790; State CIP Code 47.0604)
|AUTO 125||Introduction to Automotive Shop Practices||3|
|AUTO 129||Brakes I*||3|
|AUTO 131||Brakes II*||1|
|AUTO 156||Electrical I*||3|
|INDT 125||Industrial Safety/OSHA 30||3|
|AUTO 150||Steering and Suspension I*||3|
|AUTO 151||Alignment Practicum*||1|
|AUTO 161||Engine Performance I*||3|
|AUTO 165||Automotive Engine Repair*||4|
|AUTO 166||Electrical II*||2|
Total Program Hours: 26