Automotive Service Technology I - 50700

1050 clock hours

This program prepares students for employment and/or specialized training in the automotive industry. It also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in the automotive industry.

Any person who repairs or services a motor vehicle air conditioning (MVAC) system for consideration (payment or bartering) must be properly trained and certified under section 609 of the Clean Air Act by an EPA-approved program. All technicians servicing MVAC-like appliances must be certified.

EPA-approved technician training and certification (TT&C) programs provide education on the proper use of MVAC servicing equipment, the applicable regulatory requirements, the importance of refrigerant recovery, as well as the effects of improper handling of refrigerants on the ozone layer and climate. To be certified, technicians must be trained by an EPA-approved program and pass a test demonstrating their knowledge in these areas. For more information, please visit https://www.epa.gov/mvac/section-609-technician-training-and-certification-programs.

Gainful Employment

Degree Requirements

Required program:

AER 0006Automotive Services Assistor I (N)

150 hours

AER 0007Automotive Services Assistor 2 (N)

150 hours

AER 0691Automotive Electric/Electronics System Tech I (N)

150 hours

AER 0692Automotive Electric/Electronics System Tech II (N)

150 hours

AER 0599Auto Brake Systems Technician (N)

150 hours

AER 0499Automotive Suspension & Steering Technician (N)

150 hours

AER 0110Engine Repair Technician (N)

150 hours

Electives

DIM 0004Introduction to Diesel Mechanics (N)

150 hours