Automotive Repair Certificate

Program Description

The Automotive Repair Certificate program provides practical knowledge of the component parts and the fundamentals of operation of the automobile as well as diagnostic and repair procedures. Classroom and laboratory instruction are provided. Students completing the certificate may be employed as brake specialists, wheel alignment and suspension specialists, air conditioning specialists, transmission specialists, or automotive repair specialists in automotive repair businesses and automotive dealerships.

The Automotive Repair Certificate differs from the Automotive Repair Technology degree in that it is comprised of only auto and mechanics courses and may be completed in one year.

Enrollment in the Automotive Repair program is limited. Students are required to provide their own basic set of tools. Information on admission requirements and required tools, and scholarship opportunities may be secured by emailing

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Suggested Courses

Course (Credit Hours):


AUTO 115   Wheel Alignment & Suspension  (4)
MECH 102   Brake and Hydraulic Systems  (4)
MECH 103   Electrical Systems I  (4)
MECH 111   Engine Repair I  (3)

Spring Semester

AUTO 107   Engine Performance I  (4)
MECH 203   Electrical Systems II  (3)
MECH 108   Hydraulic Transmissions  (3)
MECH 211   Engine Repair II  (3)

Summer Semester

AUTO 207   Engine Performance II  (2)
MECH 105   Fuel Control Systems (4)
MECH 112   Mobile HVAC  (2)

Minimum total hours required for certificate: 36

Minimum total hours required for degree: 36

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