Auto Mechanics Technology ITC

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 receives a DUI 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 Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Students must score a 14 or higher in math on ALEKS and have a 1 or higher score on the Writing Placement Exam.

  • Physical well-being, good manual dexterity, and the strength to lift heavy objects are necessary. 

Intermediate Technical Certificate - A

Program Requirements

Technical Core
AUTMC-209AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION REPAIR/DIAGNOSIS6.00
AUTMC-218AUTOMOTIVE AIR CONDITIONING/ACCESSORIES6.00
GENMC-103POWER TRAINS LECTURE AND LAB6.00
GENMC-115CHASSIS, SUSPENSION, AND BRAKES LEC/LAB6.00
GENMC-126SAFETY2.00
SD-107/307NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION1.00
Program Requirments
Select one of the following:3.00
AUTOMOTIVE PARTS COUNTER PERSON
APPLIED ALGEBRA
Total Credits30.00

Summary

Technical Core27
Program Requirements3
Total30

Intermediate Technical Certificate - B

Program Requirements

Technical Core
AUTMC-212AUTOMOTIVE TUNE-UP AND DRIVABILITY6.00
AUTMC-225ADVANCED COMPUTERIZED FUEL SYSTEMS6.00
GENMC-102ELECTRICAL (or GENMC-102A and GENMC-102B)6.00
GENMC-105ENGINES LECTURE AND LAB (or GENMC-105A and GENMC-105B)6.00
GENMC-126SAFETY2.00
SD-107/307NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION1.00
Program Requirements
Select one of the following:3.00
AUTOMOTIVE PARTS COUNTER PERSON
APPLIED ALGEBRA
Total Credits30.00

Summary

Technical Core27
Program Requirements3
Total30