Automotive Technology Certificate

Curriculum AUT.AUT.CERT (C347C)

The Automotive Technology certificate curriculum is designed for learners who wish to concentrate solely on technically-related courses in the repair of today’s high-tech computerized automobile.

Upon completion of the program, the certificate holder will be able to seek employment as an automobile repair technician in a dealership or the aftermarket and can move into advanced automotive opportunities, such as service advising and manufacturer corporate positions.

Program is a National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) division of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

AUT 112

Introduction to Automotive Technology

3

 

AUT 114

Fuel Management Systems

4

 

AUT 127

Automotive Electricity & Electronics I

4

#

AUT 136

Brake, Hardware & Chassis Repair

4

 

 

 

15

Semester Two

#

AUT 129

Automotive Electricity & Electronics II

3

#

AUT 150

Automotive Power Plants

5

#

AUT 226

Engine Performance & Diagnosis

5

#

AUT 275

Transmission & Drive Systems

5

 

 

 

18

Semester Three

#

AUT 280

Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Fundamentals

2

#

AUT 282

Advanced Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning

2

 

 

 

4

Semester Four

#

AUT 230

Computerized Engine Controls

5

#

AUT 240

Steering, Suspension & Alignment

4

#

AUT 277

Advanced Automatic Transmission Repair

5

 

 

 

14

 

 

Total credits required

51

See AUT course descriptions.

Coordinator: William O'Connell, Ext. 3453

Gainful Employment

The information below is provided to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

Curriculum

Curriculum Title

CIPS Code

C347C

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE

47 0604

# of Graduates

# of Graduates Completing
On-Time

% Completing
On-Time

3

0

NA

Avg. Program Tuition Cost

Avg. Program Book Cost

Total Program Costs*

$ 5,366.00

$ 1,980.00

$ 7,346.00

Program Length
in Semesters

Program Credit

Hours

Median Loan

Debt

4

51

NA

SOC Code

SOC Description
(Associated Program Occupation(s))

Occupational Summary
(ONET webpage)

492093

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-2093.00

492096

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-2096.00

493023

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-3023.00

*Transportation, personal expenses, and room and board costs are not included in the information above, but may apply to some students.

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.