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curriculum document Auto Mechanics Technology - AAS
curriculum document Auto Mechanics Technology - CERT

Why This Program?

Automotive service technicians and mechanics work for retail and wholesale dealers, independent repair shops, and service facilities at department or automotive supply stores.  Others are employed in gasoline service stations, rental car companies, and government agencies; some are self-employed. Auto mechanic skills are also in demand in industrial environments.

Brief Explanation

This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles, including instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air conditioning systems.

Program Outcomes

1. Diagnose, service and repair automotive electrical systems
2. Diagnose, service and repair disc brakes, drum brakes and Anti-lock braking systems
3. Diagnose, service and repair suspension and steering systems
4. Diagnose, service and repair heating and air conditioning systems
5. Diagnose, service and repair engines
6. Diagnose, service and repair automatic transmissions and transaxles
7. Diagnose, service and repair manual drive trains and axles