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SWCID - SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf

Automotive Maintenance Technician

Certificate Level I
Automotive Maintenance Technician
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The Automotive Maintenance Technician Program provides students with entry-level job skills for the automotive industry. Tool safety and job-site safety training in compliance with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards are stressed. Classes meet at the Automotive Shop located on the Howard College campus. Students who successfully complete the A.U.M.T. training will receive certificates from SWCID and will be ready to enter the work force.  working on an engine

Possible Employment Responsibilities

After completion of this program, students will know how to repair and adjust: automotive brake systems, automotive heating and air conditioning, service of automobiles, suspension and steering, automotive electrical lighting and accessories, engine repair basics and battery and starter functions.

Careers

  • Automotive Maintenance Technician
  • Service Manager
  • Service Advisor
  • Industrial Research / Development
  • Automotive Machine Shop
  • Auto Parts Manager / Owner
  • Technical Representative
  • Automatic Transmission Technician
  • Wheel Alignment / Suspension Technician
  • Fleet Maintenance Supervisor / Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician

Working in:  

  • Private business
  • commercial business
  • municipal or other government agencies.

Prerequisites

  • MATH 0301
  • ENGL 0310
  • OSHT 1305 
  • students must have a 3rd grade or above reading level. 
  • They must complete the math and English with a grade of “C” or better to receive the AUMT Certificate.
Program Duration:  Two semesters. This program could be longer depending on the student’s high school background and basic skills.

Automotive Maintenance Technician Tool Kits:  Automotive Maintenance Technician students are required to purchase automotive tool kits at a cost of $800 at the time of registration.

 First Semester

 

Second Semester

 CourseSemester
Hours
  Course Semester
Hours
 AUMT1305 3  AUMT
23281
3
 AUMT
1310
 3
  AUMT
2321
4
 AUMT
1345
 3
  AUMT
1316
3
 AUMT
1307 3
  AUMT
1319
3
     WLDG
1421
3
 Total:
12
  Total:
17
       
Total Hours: 29
1 Capstone Course

 

Course Information: SWCID Catalog