The Automotive Technology Certificate provides students with skills and knowledge required for entry-level technicians performing inspection, diagnostics, maintenance, and repair on automobiles and light trucks. Students use investigative skills as they learn to locate problems, use a variety of power tools as well as hand tools and diagnostic tools as they work on parts, and work with technical reference materials. Applied math and computer skills are incorporated throughout the curriculum.
Completion of the certificate prepares students for Student Certification ASE exams in some areas and entry-level employment in the field.
The Automotive Technology Certificate is offered at an off-premises location and can be completed in three semesters.
Why Great Bay?
- Classes start in the fall and successful students area career-ready in the summer.
- Classes are conveniently held three evenings per week.
- The Richard W. Creteau Regional Technology Center in Rochester, New Hampshire completed a total renovation in 2019.
- Applicants may qualify for advanced placement through a Credit for Prior Learning / Experiential Learning Assessment.
Graduates of the program can qualify for numerous careers in the field, including:
- Certified Technician
- Line Technician
- Performance Tuner
- Import Technician
- Parts Manager
- Service Manager