Catalog 2024 - 2025

Automotive Service Technology I - 50700

1050 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

Degree Requirements

Required program:

AER 0010Automobile Service Assistor (N)

300 hours

AER 0360Automobile Electrical/Electronic System Technician (N)

300 hours

AER 0418Automobile Brake System Technician (N)

150 hours

AER 0453Automobile Suspension and Steering (N)

150 hours

AER 0110Engine Repair Technician (N)

150 hours