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Vehicle Maintenance Specialist, Certificate of Completion

Banner code: 2_NCI_AUTOV
Control number: 37281
Financial aid: Not eligible 

This certificate combines Automotive Safety (G002N), Automotive Lube Technician (G003N), and Automotive Tire and Wheel Service (G004N) to equip you with the skills needed to work at an automotive repair shop that focuses on vehicle maintenance and tire service. Upon completing this program, you will have the skills and knowledge to safely inspect and maintain most automotive fluids, repair tire punctures, and mount and balance tires and wheels for passenger vehicles and light trucks.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Perform conversions between various units of automotive measurements based on manufacturers specifications.
  2. Demonstrate safe lifting practices outlined by manufacturer’s service information.
  3. Demonstrate component replacement procedures within industry specified labor times.
  4. Analyze vehicle concerns and demonstrate proper written record keeping practices (repair order documentation).

Certificate of Completion Requirements 

This award confirms that a student has completed a noncredit program that prepares students to progress in a career path or to take degree-applicable courses.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
AUTO G002NAutomotive Safety16
AUTO G003NAutomotive Lube Technician48
AUTO G004NAutomotive Tire and Wheel Service48
Total Hours112