Automotive Services Technician (CTASVT)

Certificate

This certificate program prepares students for employment as a certified automotive technician. Students will diagnose and repair malfunctions in:

  • automobile engines,
  • suspensions and steering systems,
  • brakes,
  • electrical and electronic systems, and
  • engine drivability issues.

This program also offers opportunities to explore vehicle performance, diesel, alternative fuel vehicles, hybrid vehicles and to participate in the building of performance vehicles. The program prepares the student for the State of Michigan Mechanic certification tests as well as the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2022-2023 Academic Requirements

This program prepares students for employment as a certified automotive technician. Students will diagnose and repair malfunctions in automobile engines, suspensions and steering systems, brakes, electrical and electronic systems and engine drivability issues. This program also offers opportunities to explore vehicle performance, diesel, alternative fuel vehicles, hybrid vehicles and to participate in the building of performance vehicles. The program prepares the student for the State of Michigan Mechanic Certification tests as well as the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Exams.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Transportation Technologies
Advisors
Allen Day
Michael Duff
Niki Lee
Dominique Green
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
ASV 130   Automotive Maintenance 4
ASV 131   Automotive Electrical 4
ASV 132   Automotive Engines 4
ASV 133   Automotive Fuel Systems 4
ASV 134   Automotive Transmissions 4
ASV 254   Suspension and Steering 2
ASV 255   Brakes 2
ASV 256   Electrical and Electronic Systems 4
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): ABR 111, ABR 114, ASV 135, ASV 174, ASV 257, ASV 266, ASV 274, ASV 277, ASV 279, CSS 200, CSS 205, CSS 285, CST 185, MST 110 2
Total 30

Total Credits Required
30