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Automotive Technology - Maintenance & Light Repair - Certificate Level 1

Available on Campus Campus

The Maintenance & Light Repair Certificate prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles and to provide customer/consultation services. Instruction includes brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, and heating and air condition systems. Students completing the award are prepared for immediate employment at the entry- and intermediate-levels as service consultants, service managers, and shop foremen. The Automotive Technology program is accredited by the (NATEF), which would include the new certificate. Licensure/Certification is not required for employment.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
AUMT 2310 Automotive Service Consultant 3
Semester 2
AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2328 Automotive Service 3
AUMT 1380 Cooperative Education - Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (Capstone) 3
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 27

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Marketable Skills

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