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Automotive Mechanical Certificate of Completion (NL)

About the Program

The Automotive Mechanical Certificate of Completion can provide the skills necessary for students to qualify as trained entry-level technicians, as well as for career advancement. This program focuses on the mechanical side of the automobile. Students who would like to gain employment at aftermarket shops could take this program and excel in a shop that services many types of vehicles from multiple manufacturers. Students work side-by-side and hands-on with industry professionals in a fully equipped and up-to-date facility.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include Teaching, Automotive Technician, Automotive Parts Personnel, Automotive Management, Shop Owners, and Automotive Performance Personnel

Program Outcomes

  • Upon the completion of Certificate of Completion in Automotive Mechanical, students will be able to pass the ASE G1 exam.

Learning and Career Pathway Maps

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Required Core: (846 Hours)

Course Number Course Title Hours
NAUT INTR Automotive Service and Introduction 144
NAUT LABA Automotive Lab 108
NAUT A1 Engine Repair 144
NAUT A2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle 144
NAUT A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles 144
NAUT A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems 162

Total Hours: 846