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Automotive Technology - Imports

Share 10-602-4 Associate Degree (AAS) 69 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

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The high demand for skilled import automotive technicians will put you in the driver’s seat in this career field. Your hands-on training includes electrical and electronic systems, brakes and traction control systems, engine performance, engine repair, transmissions, air conditioning systems, steering and suspension systems, and hybrid vehicles. You’ll learn about all eight areas of Automotive Service Excellence, along with hybrid vehicles. Courses in math, communications and social science will give you a well-rounded education to help advance your career. You will be prepared to become a Certified Master Technician, which is required by many dealerships. You’ll be job ready with this program.


Career Opportunities


  • Certified Master Technician
  • Import Technician
  • Parts Specialist
  • Service Manager
  • Service Writer

Estimated Program Cost


Automotive Technology - Imports

This program will cost about $10,606.55* based on current tuition and fees.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change, and may not include costs for books, additional materials or supplies.

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Automotive Technology - Imports

Term Availability
Fall 2014
Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Fall 2015

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses.

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Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program; learn more at www.fvtc.edu/assessment.

Bennett Mechanical Assessment

Complete the Bennett Mechanical Assessment.

Credit Transfer Options

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Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the auto service industry.
  • Demonstrate basic positive communication skills needed for dealing with customers and others in a professional manner.
  • Develop safe procedures and practices for all phases of service and repair of Import automobiles, machinery and test equipment and for handling chemicals and solvents used in repair and cleaning. You will participate in, and receive S/P2 safety and pollution prevention certification, or equivalent.
  • Develop a working knowledge of repair manuals and computer programs used in the Import service information systems in the servicing of vehicles.
  • Demonstrate technical abilities and competencies equivalent to the Import Hands-On Training.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import automotive internal combustion engines.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import automotive automatic transmission/transaxle systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import automotive manual drive train and axles systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import automotive steering and suspension steering systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import automotive brake systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import automotive electrical/electronic systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import automotive heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import automotive engine performance systems.
  • Develop a working knowledge of repair of the Import light-duty diesel engine systems.
  • Develop a working knowledge of, and perform diagnosis, service, and repair of Import hybrid electric/alternative fuel automotive systems.
Undecided?

Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.



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