Automotive Service Technology Advanced

Available: Shoals Campus
Advisors:
E. Creekmore (5449) eric.creekmore@nwscc.edu
D. Carson (5449) d.carson@nwscc.edu

This short-term certificate prepares students to use electronic service equipment and investigate the areas of specialization. A more intensive career preparation is provided through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on practice. Curriculum is updated frequently to reflect changing technology and equipment. Knowledge of the basic principles of electronics and electrical systems is included in the program design for
automotive service technicians. Successful graduates may become certified by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in specific service areas after 2 years of experience and passing a written examination. Completion of an automotive mechanic program in high school, vocational or community college may substitute for 1 year of experience. 

Completion of Basic Auto Mechanics is recommended prior to enrollment in Advanced Auto Mechanics. A high school diploma or GED is not required for admission to this program. Students must be at least 16 years of age to enroll.

Notes:

*Transfer Credit: Students may receive up to one semester of Advanced Placement for Career Technical coursework completed at another school.

**A high school diploma or GED certificate is not required for admission to this program. Students must be at least 16 years old to enroll.

Total credits:
24

Overview

Program

Type

Short-Term Certificate