Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Technician

Automotive technicians perform diagnostics, service and repair on several automobiles and light truck systems. Engine repair, drive train, brakes, electrical, engine performance, steering and suspension are examples of systems covered. Special strengths of the program are the hands on labs where job preparation skills are developed. A mechanical aptitude, communication skills and an interest in the automotive industry are also important for success. Additionally the program prepares students for ASE certification. Career opportunities for program graduates as automotive technicians are excellent and projected to increase. Technicians may work for dealerships, independent repair shops or other automotive related businesses.

 

Program Name: 
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Technician
Program Number: 
30-404-1
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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