The automotive general service technician certificate of achievement trains individuals in basic automotive repair and maintenance. Graduates of the program will be well qualified for entry level automotive maintenance and parts store positions. Successful students complete the core areas of ASE training. All general service training may be applied toward other automotive certificate and degree programs.
Students completing the certificate 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 demonstration of mechanical skills to accomplish repair tasks.
While all of the educational programs at Truckee Meadows Community College are designed to lead to either employment or transfer, the Department of Education requires that we provide information on specific certificate programs. More information on Gainful Employment is available on the the TMCC website. We hope this information is helpful to you as you make your career and educational choices.