The content includes but is not limited to broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.
Job Opportunities: Program completer's may be employed in auto dealerships, used car repair, and in any business that repairs or services cars, including parts marketing. During the most recent follow-up survey (2015-16), 80% of the graduates were employed.
Program Costs: The approximate cost for the first semester is $1,600.00 for a full time student.
|On-time completion rate for program||43%|
|Placement rate for students completing program||80%|
|Median Loan debt incurred by students as provided by ED||NA|
Special Considerations: Students enrolled in this program are expected to take the ASE certification exams. The exams are offered in November and March. Secondary students will have to pay for their examination fees. Adult students are pre-paid for most of the appropriate ASE exams. Graduates will be expected to provide their own tools as a condition of employment.
Automotive Service Technology - 1800 Hours
Adult Courses and Clock Hours
The postsecondary occupations and the associated courses included in this program are:
AER0014: Automotive Services Assistor - The content of this course includes equipment skills and safety regulations, maintenance and consumer services.
AER0110: Engine Repair Technician - The focus of this course is engine diagnosis and repair, including cylinder head and valve train, engine block, lubrication and cooling systems.
Adult – 150 clock hours
AER0257: Automatic Transmission And Transaxle Technician - The focus of this course is diagnosis, repair and maintenance of vehicle transmission/transaxle repair.
Adult - 150 clock hours
AER0274: Manual Drivetrain And Axle Technician - Repair and diagnosis of general drive train , clutch, rear axle, ring and pinion gears, and slip differential.
Adult - 150 clock hours.
AER0453: Automotive Suspension And Steering Technician - The content of this course includes front and rear suspensions, wheel alignment, steering systems, wheel and time diagnosis and repair.
AER0418: Automotive Brake System Technician - Break diagnosis and repair are the focus of this course, including disc and drum brakes and power assist units. Miscellaneous diagnosis and repair of wheel bearings, parking brakes, and anti-lock brake systems.
AER0360: Auto Electrical/Electronic System Technician - Diagnosing/troubleshooting electrical/electron components is the focus of this course, including batteries, starting system, charging systems, lighting systems, gauges, warning devices, information systems, horn, and wiper/washer repair.
AER0172: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician - Diagnosis and repair of a/c system, refrigeration system component diagnosis and repair of compressor, compressor clutch, evaporator, receiver/drier, condenser, etc.
AER0503: Automotive Engine Performance Technician - General engine diagnosis, proficiency in computerized engine controls and repair, demonstrate proficiency in engine related service.
TOTAL CLOCK HOURS 1,800