Jul 20, 2024  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair: CC (CTE)

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Certificate of Completion | 38 credits minimum

Program Website
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Program Description
The one year Certificate of Completion in Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair program is designed to train students in both domestic and imported vehicle mechanics and repairs. It prepares students to enter into the job market as technicians skilled in maintenance and light repair facets of automotive repair.

Prospective auto technicians should be in good physical condition, have above average mechanical aptitude and hand-eye coordination and have problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Career Opportunities
Upon completion of this program, graduates may find employment opportunities as automotive maintenance technicians, steering and suspension and brake technicians, engine repair technicians, and automotive electrical technicians. Most technicians furnish their own hand tools. Skills in automotive diagnosis and repair open the doors to a multitude of jobs throughout the state and nation.

Transfer/Articulation Information
Students who complete the Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Certificate of Completion may continue on to earn the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technician , or an Entrepreneurship Emphasis, or Associate of Science Transfer Emphasis. Upon completion of the AAS or AS options students may transfer to UVU to complete their BS in the Technology Management Program or in Integrated Studies.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx
Tools and Supplies: $2,000
Books: $520
NOTE: Fees may vary based upon specific registration and are subject to change.

Program Entry Requirements
Students may enter into this program Summer, Fall, or Spring semester. Successful completion of AUTO 1010  is required before students can enroll in additional automotive courses.

AUTO 1010  can be taken as concurrent enrollment in High School programs. AUTO 1010  will also be offered in the summer semester and twice during both Fall and Spring semesters.

General Education Requirements

Certificates of Completion contain instructional components in communication, computation, and human relations.

Program General Education Notes


Communication: COMM 1020 or any approved Communication (CM)  course.

Computation: IND 1120 or MATH 1010 or any MATH course numbered higher than MATH 1010.

Human Relations: LE 1220 or any approved Human Relations (HR)  course.

Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Obtain Automotive Engine Repair entry level employment skills in accordance with NATEF standards. [1,2,3,4,6,7,9]
  • Obtain Automotive Suspension and Steering entry level employment skills in accordance with NATEF standards.[1,2,3,4,6,7,9]
  • Obtain Automotive Brakes entry level employment skills in accordance with NATEF standards. [1,2,3,4,6,7,9]
  • Obtain Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems entry level employment skills in accordance with NATEF standards. [1,2,3,4,6,7,9]

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