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Automotive Technology

Associate of Applied Science - 66 Credits

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CONTACT
Academic Advisor: Rob Rhoads
Welcome Center
University Transfer Center - Second Floor
Phone: 715.365.4493 or 800.544.3039 ext. 4493
Email: rrhoads@nicoletcollege.edu 


About the Program

The Automotive Technology Associate Degree program prepares students to fill the growing need for highly professional, technically competent technicians in automotive dealerships and repair facilities.  Automotive technicians test, diagnose and service electrical and mechanical systems and components found in today’s automotive vehicles, including engines, transmissions/transaxles, fuel management systems, steering and suspension systems, climate control systems, brake systems, and hybrids.  Mechanical aptitude, communication skills and an interest in the automotive industry are important to a successful automotive technician career.

 

Possible Careers

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Technical Specialist
  • Shop Foreman
  • Service Manager
  • Manufacturer's Representative
  • Automotive Parts Specialist
  • Automotive Service Advisor

 

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the auto service industry.
  2. Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive internal combustion engines.
  3. Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive automatic transmission/transaxle systems.
  4. Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive manual drive train and axles systems.
  5. Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive steering and suspension steering systems.
  6. Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive brake systems.
  7. Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive electrical/electronic systems.
  8. Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems.
  9. Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive engine performance systems.


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