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Automotive Mechanics Technology (AMT)

AMT Students working on engine

Program Description

This program prepares the student for employment as a general mechanic in a service station or auto dealer’s shop, or as a specialty mechanic or a specialist on engine tune‑ups or electrical systems.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

  • Identify and demonstrate proper work readiness skills and respect for cultural differences.
  • Apply safety measures at all times.
  • Maintain proper use of shop tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate access and use of online repair manuals.
  • Diagnose and repair typical problems encountered by owners of vehicles.
  • Perform routine maintenance functions on vehicles.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Proficiency levels in reading, writing and/or mathematics are required to register for some or all of the Program courses:
Subject AreaMinimum Placement into course
MathematicsMath 22 or Math 50 or QM 120T
ReadingEng 21 or ESL 21

Beginning July 1, 2011, the US Department of Education began requiring colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation". We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

The data includes occupations, placement rates, on-time completion rates, average costs and program median loan debt.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for Automotive Mechanics Technology Certificate of Achievement (CA) Program