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Program Description

Learners in this program will learn introductory level automotive repair and service techniques with an emphasis on the tools and terminology used in the automotive industry. Safety standards in the automotive industry will be covered. Introductory engine repair and automotive electrical will be taught. Students will learn brake systems and be prepared for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Brake Certification exam. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Automotive Technician Technical Diploma.

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Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Understand the basic functions of automotive electrical/electronic systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive brake systems
  • Perform basic service and repair of automotive internal combustion engines
  • Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the auto service industry

Courses

The Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Technician Technical Diploma is a 12 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

ENGINE REPAIR 1 2.00
BRAKE SYSTEMS 3.00
AUTO SERVICE FUNDAMENTALS 2.00
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 1 2.00
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 2 3.00

* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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