3220 | Automotive Service Technology

Occupational Certificate

Description of Program:

The Automotive Service Technology occupational certificate prepares you to enter the automotive service industry as a technician. Course content includes, but is not limited to, brake systems, steering, suspension, manual and automatic transmissions, automotive heating and air-conditioning, electrical systems, and engine repair.

Length: 1800 contact hours / 60 occupational credits


PREFIX NUMBER COURSE NAME CONTACT HOURS

FIRST YEAR
First Term
  AER 0560 Introduction to Automotive Service Technology and Braking System   60
  AER 0560L Introduction to Automotive Service Technology and Braking System Lab   180
  AER 0697 Engine Performance   60
  AER 0697L Engine Performance Lab   180
        480
Second Term
  AER 0401 Steering and Suspension   60
  AER 0401L Steering and Suspension Lab   180
  AER 0691 Electrical / Electronic Systems   60
  AER 0691L Electrical / Electronic Systems Lab   180
        480
Summer Flex Session
  AER 0797 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning   60
  AER 0797L Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Lab   120
        180

SECOND YEAR
First Term
  AER 0320 Manual and Automatic Transmissions   60
  AER 0320L Manual and Automatic Transmissions Lab   180
  AER 0190 Engine Repair   60
  AER 0190L Engine Repair Lab   120
        480
Second Term
  AER 0949 Co-op Work Experience in Automotive Services   180
        180

NOTES:
  • Any course hours and internship/co-op hours may be used interchangeably after 480 hours have been completed with the approval of the lead instructor, instructional supervisor, and division dean.
  • AER 0930L is still active as a standalone lab. All new labs are equivalent to AER 0930L.
Gainful Employment Disclosure

Occupations:

   
Award Year 2010-2011    2011-2012
Students Completing Program* 6 3
   
Program Costs:  
  Tuition and Fees $5,637.00 $6,118.00
  Books and Supplies NA NA
  Total NA NA
   
Debt at Program Completion:  
  Median of Federal Loans $0.00 $0.00
  Median of Private Loans $0.00 $0.00
   
Program Completion in Normal Time:  
  Normal Program Length 16 months 16 months
  Students Completing in Normal Time NA 0.00%
   
Job Placement Rate for Completers: NA 100%
   
NA - Data Not Available  
* - Completers data based on fiscal year (July 1 - June 30)