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Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Technician

30-602-3 Technical Diploma (TD)
Part Time and Full Time
16 Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
Time of Day: Day and Evening
Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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Gain the necessary skills for a high-demand, maintenance-centered automotive career. With this technical diploma, you’ll receive hands-on training in braking systems, automotive electrical systems, and steering and suspension systems, plus you’ll also earn a Quick Service Technician certificate. The skills you learn in this program have a strong emphasis on being a professional in the automotive work environment and prepare you to complete the ASE G1 test.

Career Opportunities

  • Automotive Maintenance Technician
  • Service Technician


Estimated Program Cost

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Technician

This program will cost about $2,795.20*
based on current tuition and fees.

Textbooks will cost about $228.55*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Technician

Term Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Summer 2022

* Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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  • Program Outcomes
    • Use Information software for diagnosing and repairing vehicles
    • Demonstrate the use of safe work practices in all aspects of vehicle repair
    • Address customers in a professional manner
    • Perform maintenance and light repair of engines
    • Perform maintenance and light repair of Automatic Transmissions
    • Perform maintenance and light repair of Manual drivetrain and axles
    • Perform maintenance and light repair of heating and air conditioning
    • Perform maintenance and light repair of engine performance
    • Perform brake diagnosis and repairs
    • Perform steering and suspension diagnosis and repairs
    • Perform electrical and electronic system diagnosis and repair
  • Additional Information
    Career Pathways are guides that can help you reach your educational goals and explore career options. Check out the [Career Pathways]( available with this program.

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Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.