Automotive Technician

Program Info

Year Established
2019
Program Code
AUTOME.TA.CA
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
James Anderson: 313-845-6351, jwanderson3@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg

Program Description

Description

Prepares students for a career as an automotive mechanic. An automotive mechanic performs maintenance, diagnostic testing, repairs, and inspections of small trucks and cars. They work on engines, drive belts, transmissions, and electronic systems such as steering, brakes, and accident-avoidance systems.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proper use of special tools.
  2. Use safety equipment properly.
  3. Dissemble, perform critical measurements, resemble, and demonstrate satisfactory operation of components.
  4. Perform job specific tasks as required for NATEF accreditation.
  5. Demonstrate proper use of tools and equipment commonly found in industry.
  6. Research proper service information using common current industry technology.
  7. Demonstrate proper care and use of emerging technology tools and equipment.
  8. Demonstrate proper care and use of alternative energy tools and equipment.
  9. Demonstrate proficiency and understanding of emerging technologies.

Admission Requirements

Additional Program Requirements

Complete a minimum of 38 credit hours and all required courses in your specialization.

Program Requirements

Note

RTI (Related Training Instruction)
Employer specific document that details HFC courses needed to meet employer knowledge and skill requirements and fulfills HFC degree or certificate requirements.

Minimum Total Credit Hours
26.00
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.