This is the parent program for the Automotive Technology, 2-yr Certificate
Total Program Credits: 104
Program Length: Two Years
Offered by the Advanced Technology Division, 541.463.5380
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements
Program Coordinator Tracy Rea, Bldg 15, Rm. 201, 541.463.5151, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Lynn Nakamura
Purpose To prepare the graduate for employment as an Automotive Service Technician working at company-owned repair stations, fleets, independent garages, gas stations, or new car dealerships.
Learning Outcomes The graduate will be able to:
- Use automotive service resources to complete lab projects and become familiar with computer accessed information, internet accessed information and information available in print related to automotive repair.
- Perform computations for gear ratios, engine displacement, electrical circuits, power output, vehicle alignment angles, conversion between the metric system and standard system, and use of precision measuring tools.
- Diagnose and repair current vehicles using advanced diagnostic tools and equipment.
- Successfully complete ASE certification tests.
- Demonstrate and use industry safety standards.
- Access library, computing, and communications services and obtain information and data from regional and national networks.
- Interpret the concepts of a problem-solving task and translate them into mathematical equations.
Accreditation Automotive Technology, certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, a non-profit foundation within the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
Admission Information lanecc.edu/advtech/at/admission-information or contact the Advanced Technology Division, AdvTech-Programs@lanecc.edu
Advising Contact email@example.com
Cooperative Education (Co-op) Co-op offers students college credit and a grade for on-the-job work experience related to their educational and career goals. Through Co-op, students connect theory and practice, develop skills, expand career knowledge, and make contacts for the future. Work schedules and work sites vary. Under the supervision of the Automotive Technology Co-op Coordinator and with instructor consent, a maximum of 18 Co-op credits in AM 280 may be earned in lieu of required Automotive Technology course credits. Contact Cooperative Education at https://www.lanecc.edu/cooped/contact
Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022
Career Pathways Roadmap
Lane County openings - 58 annually
Statewide openings - 745 annually
Lane County average hourly - $21.30; average annual - $44,296
Oregon average hourly - $22.71; average annual - $47,238
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Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.