Certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), the TMCC automotive program prepares graduates for highly skilled apprentice positions as service, repair and maintenance technicians. The automotive certified technician emphasis meets the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards necessary for a career in repair shops in new car dealerships or independent businesses. The program emphasizes skills in diagnosis, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of passenger vehicles and light duty trucks.
Students completing the degree will:
Fulfill the requirements for the Associate of Applied Science.
Demonstrate competency in their specified emphasis.
Students completing the emphasis will:
Identify and implement safety procedures involved in diagnosis, service, and repair of all major light vehicle components and systems.
Analyze and interpret diagnostic and test information to formulate correct repair procedures.
Demonstrate correct repair strategies and techniques by applying knowledge of system operation and demonstrating mechanical skills to accomplish repair tasks.