Catalog 2024 - 2025

Automotive Service Technology II - 50710

750 hours

This program provides advanced training in the automotive service industry and 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 0503 Automobile Engine Performance Technician (N)

300 hours

AER 0172Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Techniciam (N)

150 hours

AER 0257Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician (N)

150 hours

AER 0274Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician (N)

150 hours