A graduate of the program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:
Automotive Service Technician: Diagnoses vehicle malfunctions, performs appropriate repairs, and recommends/conducts regular vehicle maintenance.
Automotive Electronics Specialist: Utilizes hi-tech equipment to troubleshoot complex electrical and computer malfunctions. Replaces and reprograms engine, body and transmission controllers.
Brake Specialist: Performs complete brake system safety inspections, diagnoses brake system concerns and makes necessary repairs.
Steering, Suspension & Alignment Specialist: Diagnoses and repairs steering and suspension system concerns, utilizes computerized equipment to perform suspension and steering system adjustments.
Transmission and Drive Train Specialist: Diagnoses and repairs concerns related to automatic and manual transmissions, drive trains and differentials.
Engine Performance Specialist: Utilizes hi-tech equipment to diagnose and repair engine drivability concerns relating to engine mechanical, ignition and fuel systems.
Heating & Air Conditioning Specialist: Diagnoses and repairs heating and air conditioning control systems.
Engine Repair Specialist: Diagnoses engine mechanical failure, disassembles, inspects, and measures engine components, recommends/ conducts component replacement.
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.
• Shop Supervisor
• Specialty Technician
• Fleet Dispatcher
• Specialty Repair Shop Owner
• Automotive Instructor