The Automotive Maintenance Technician Program provides students with entry-level job skills for the automotive industry. Tool safety and job-site safety training in compliance with OSHA standards are stressed. Classes meet at the Automotive Shop located in the SWCID Technical Training Center. Students who successfully complete the AUMT training will receive certificates from SWCID and will be ready to enter the work force.
Possible Employment Responsibilities: After completion of this program, students will know how to repair and adjust: automotive brake systems, automotive heating and air conditioning, service of automobiles, automotive electrical lighting and accessories, engine repair basics and battery and starter functions.
Possible Employment Positions: Automotive Maintenance Technician
Possible Employment Locations: Private business, commercial business, municipal or other government agencies.
Co-requisites: MATH 0321 , ESOL 0310 , ESOL 0317 , and EDUC 0300 . Students must complete Math, English, and AUMT courses with a grade of “C” or better to receive the AUMT Certificate.
Program Duration: Two years. This program could last longer depending on the student’s high school background and basic skills.
Tool Kits: Students are required to purchase automotive tool kits at a cost of $1200 at the time of registration.