The Automotive Technology Department's Certificate Program is designed for those students who would like automotive classroom and lab training experience prior to entering the automotive workforce. The one year program is designed with all automotive courses so a student will be able to perform the tasks as a line technician. Upon completion, a student will be able to further pursue the Associates Degree in Automotive Technology.
- Estimated Length of Program: 1 year
- Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion in Automotive Technology
The Automotive Technology Department's Certificate Program is designed for those students who would like automotive classroom and lab training experience prior to entering the automotive workforce. You can earn this 28-credit certificate in one year.
This program is designed for students who want to work in the automotive service field without pursuing an associate degree. It will allow students to expand their knowledge of the automotive industry and to pursue careers as entry level technicians with dealerships, independent service facilities, machine shops, and corporate franchises in specialty areas including electrical systems, brakes, steering, suspensions, gas engine and drivability. All of our automotive classes are geared toward taking and successfully completing the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Exams. The following is a partial list of possible career opportunities for our graduates:
|Auto Electrical Technician||Emissions Technician||Service Manager|
|Air Conditioning Technician||Engine Machinist||Service Writer|
|Brake and Front End Specialist||General Repair Technician||Technical Instructor|
|Drivability Technician||Service Advisor||Technical Sales Rep|
Minimum Grade Requirement: The student must achieve a 2.0 QPA and remain in good academic standing as outlined in general college policy in order to graduate from this program.
Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, graduates will earn an Certificate of Completion in Automotive Technology.