Gain the necessary skills for a high-demand, entry-level automotive career. This certificate will include hands-on training in mechanical and environmental safety, as well as methods of proper use of personal protective equipment. You’ll learn how to complete a work order, navigate service information, perform inspections, oil changes, base maintenance items, and have a basic introduction to tire mounting and balancing. This program has a strong emphasis on professionalism in the automotive work environment.
Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.
Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1
144 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class.
Focuses on developing skills in professionalism, safety, and the use of basic and power tools. Students are introduced to the automotive service industry and learn to use both comprehensive and manufacturer's service information to perform vehicle maintenance in 9 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) areas.
Prereq: Completion of Bennett Mechanical Assessment 94602100 with a score of 27% or greater or completion of Science Principles for Transportation 10806173; Coreq: Automotive Uniforms 94602001