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Automotive Maintenance (AMP), Certificate

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Degree: Certificate
HEGIS Code: 5306
Curriculum Code: 3135

Campus Location: South
Liberal Arts Division

Pre-Admission Recommendations: Students must be able to meet the hiring requirements of the sponsoring dealership

Career Opportunities/Further Education: Students will be fast-tracked into an automotive maintenance career, with stackable credits toward an associate degree


Program Description

The Automotive Maintenance Program (AMP), sponsored by the West Herr Automotive Group, combines classroom and lab instruction with hands-on experience in a local West Herr facility. Students will gain valuable real-life experience by working as actual employees of a modern automotive maintenance facility. This program is unique because it offers a fast track into the automotive maintenance industry inside a local area, industry-leading, service department. Graduates will receive an Automotive Maintenance Certificate and will have the ability to perform automotive maintenance and light repairs in an entry-level position.

Program Competencies

Upon completion of the Automotive Maintenance (AMP), Certificate, students will be able to:

  • employ safe working practices while maintaining, diagnosing, and servicing automotive systems;
  • compose, in both oral and written form, a coherent, effective, and grammatically correct text for the purpose of automotive repair orders, estimates, and invoices;
  • recognize when automotive service information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use the information effectively; and
  • properly use tools to maintain, diagnose, and make minor repairs to light-duty vehicles. 


Total Degree Credits: 15

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