Automotive General Technician

This open enrollment program is designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive industry as general automotive service technicians.   VISIT THE AUTO DEPARTMENT WEBSITE   Apply & Register Program Details

This open enrollment program is designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive industry as general automotive service technicians.

 

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Area of Interest:
Automotive
Degree/Certificate:
Certificate of Achievement
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
AUT-101 Automotive Fundamentals 3
AUT-111 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUT-121 Steering & Suspension Systems 4
    10
Second Semester
AUT-131 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 3
AUT-141 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Principles 4
    7
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
AUT-242 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems 4
AUT-253 Automotive Engines 4
AUT-261 Manual Drive Trains and Axles 4
    12
Second Semester
AUT-262 Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles 4
AUT-271 Advanced Automotive Systems I 4
AUT-272 Advanced Automotive Systems II 4
AUT-286 Automotive Capstone Practicum (360 hours) 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 44

Program Goals

  • To provide quality, state-of-the-art training to those who
    wish to enter the automotive service industry as a technician.
  • To prepare students to enter the automotive service field and
    serve as general automotive technicians.
  • To encourage students to embrace lifelong learning by
    applying their credits toward the associate degree in
    automotive technology.

Employment Opportunities

The program prepares students to work at all automotive service facilities, whether independent service organizations or new car dealerships.

Students who complete this program experience a very high job placement rate in the automotive industry as an:

  • Automotive technician
  • Automotive service writer
  • Automotive parts counter specialist

Special Program Requirements

  • The basic skills placement test must be taken for admittance.
    It is highly recommended that any basic skills classes needed
    be completed by graduation.
  • At the end of the program, a 360-hour practicum or work
    experience is required, where students work in automotive
    service facilities where they can put theory into practice in
    actual work situations.

Contact Person

Christopher Gallo, Director
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4544
email: cgallo@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

47.0604

Program Code

GAT.CA