2020-2021 College Catalog 
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2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Maintenance Technician, Certificate

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Award Granted Upon Completion: Certificate in Automotive Maintenance Technician
Credits/Contacts Required: 36/54
Major code: 04/409
CIP Code: 470604

Gainful Employment Information


This certificate program prepares the successful graduate for a number of entry level employment positions in the automotive service field, including: Brake Specialist, Engine Performance Specialist, Electrical Specialist, Suspension, Steering & Alignment Specialist, and Preventive Maintenance/General Repairs. By working with an academic advisor, a successful Automotive Maintenance Technician graduate can go on to complete the Master Technician Certificate which includes all 8 areas and prepare for the Master Certification and/or go on to earn an Associate’s degree.

General Education Requirements


Suggested Sequences Per Semester

First Semester Total - Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 24

Second Semester Total - Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 24

Third Semester

Third Semester Total - Credit(s): 6 | Contacts: 6


This certificate is designed for the 5th year senior.

*Only Automotive Service Co-op will be articulated upon completing 2 years of ISD Automotive Studies and meeting the attendance and achievement standards. No other classes can be tested out of or articulated for this Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate.

Students are required to provide their own safety equipment, work clothes and basic hand tool set. A list is provided. Estimated cost is between $1,000 and $2,500. Special student discounts are available. A quality set of hand tools is required by the second week of the semester for each course of the program, the co-op program and future employability. NOTE: A valid driver’s license is required for the co-op.

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