Auto Mechanics Technology ATC
The Auto Mechanics Technology Program is National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) certified. This program develops skills for servicing and repairing all systems of the automobile. Students are taught to use specialized tools and equipment found in automotive shops, and receive instruction in automotive theory, related instruction, and practical shop experience. Auto service technicians understand the sophisticated technology behind each vehicle, and stay current as new technologies emerge. experience. They diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul all types of vehicles.
Students entering with prior training from high school, military, or industry can challenge portions of the training program by examination and/or performance testing. Students must achieve competencies in course work before moving to the next instructional area. Shop experience is combined with related theory. A specified set of tools is required upon entry. The tool list can be found on the program website.
All students will be subject to a Driver’s License Validation check for insurance purposes, and must hold a valid driver’s license while enrolled in the program. If a student loses their Driver's License or can not be insured while enrolled in the program, continuation in the program will be reviewed by the instructors on a case by case basis until the end of the semester.
- Enrollment priority is on a first-come first-serve basis as determined by the student's faculty advising date.
- The prospective students must have a current valid Driver’s License and have had no DUI’s in the past 12 months. If you have any questions regarding your driver's license, please contact the Technical & Industrial Division Office prior to submitting your application to LCSC.
- Physical well-being, good manual dexterity, and the strength to lift heavy objects are necessary.
- Aleks score in Math of 14 or higher, Writing Placement Exam of 2 or higher, or qualify for Math (PT) 103 and English 101.
Upon completion of the Auto Mechanics Technology program, the student will have basic skills to:
- Service and repair all systems of the automobile.
- Use specialized tools and equipment.
- Understand electronics as it is applied to the automotive industry.
- Function in a businesslike manner applicable to the automotive repair industry.
- Be subject to a National Automotive Student Skills Standard Assessment test and must pass.
Upon completion of the program, students must pass all parts of the ASE certification tests in order to graduate.
Advanced Technical Certificate Requirements
|AUTMC-209||AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION REPAIR/DIAGNOSIS||6.00|
|AUTMC-212||AUTOMOTIVE TUNE-UP AND DRIVABILITY||6.00|
|AUTMC-218||AUTOMOTIVE AIR CONDITIONING/ACCESSORIES||6.00|
|AUTMC-225||ADVANCED COMPUTERIZED FUEL SYSTEMS||6.00|
|GENMC-102||ELECTRICAL (or GENMC-102A and GENMC-102B)||6.00|
|GENMC-103||POWER TRAINS LECTURE AND LAB||6.00|
|GENMC-105||ENGINES LECTURE AND LAB (or GENMC-105A and GENMC-105B)||6.00|
|GENMC-115||CHASSIS, SUSPENSION, AND BRAKES LEC/LAB||6.00|
|Select one of the following:||3.00|
|AUTOMOTIVE PARTS COUNTER PERSON|