Mar 06, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

Automotive Mechanics


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Campus Location: Peosta

Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term. Fall term is the start of the program course sequence.

Award: Diploma

Description: In this age of rapidly changing technology, the automotive repair field demands personnel who are trained in the latest methods of diagnosis and repair. During this program you will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to find many opportunities in the automotive field. Instruction is provided in the basic skills on modern, up-to-date diagnostic and repair equipment. The courses emphasize hands-on learning.

After completing the necessary coursework, you should be prepared to take exams to receive certification by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in the following areas: automatic transmission/transaxle, brakes, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, heating and air conditioning, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering.

Enrollment Process: See Enrollment Process . Applicants to this program do not need to complete the ALEKS® math assessment.

Program Requirements: Prior to the completion of Term 1, students are required to provide their program faculty with a copy of their First Aid/CPR certificate.

Minimum Credits: 48

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