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Automotive Service Technology - Advanced Certificate

Program Code: CTA.35845

In addition to being trained to enter the automotive field as a technician or service writer, you will have a broader based education by completing the associate degree. You may also choose to continue your education by seeking a baccalaureate degree. Both certificate and associate degree are available. Both the certificate and associate degree options provide hybrid technology.

Required Introductory Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
AUT 1003Introduction to Automotive Service ______________
AUT 1083Introductory Automotive Electronics ______________
WELD 1011Exploratory Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting ______________
WELD 1081Exploratory Gas Metal Arc Welding ______________

Required Advanced Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
AUT 1104Automotive Electronics Service ______________
AUT 112W6Engine Service ______________
AUT 1145Brake System Service ______________
AUT 210W3Body Electronics Service ______________
AUT 212W7Suspension System Service ______________
AUT 214W5Heating/Air Conditioning Service ______________
AUT 2166Driveline Service ______________
AUT 218W8Automatic Electronic Transmission Service ______________
AUT 2267Advance Engine Electronics & Fuel System Service ______________
AUT 228W7Electronic Engine Performance & Emission Control ______________

Required Internship

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
AUT 2611Auto Service Skills Internship I ______________

Electives (Not Required)

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
AUT 2391Automotive Service Information Systems ______________
AUT 2525Automotive Performance Fundamentals ______________

67Total Credits


1 - A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required in AUT 100, AUT 108, AUT 110, AUT 112, AUT 114, AUT 210, AUT 212, AUT 214
2 - AUT 112, AUT 218, AUT 226, AUT 228, are Key courses and must be completed within 5 years of completing certificate. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course. See graduation requirements page in catalog.
3 - The Automotive Service Skills Internship (AUT 261) requires a State of Michigan Motor Vehicle Training Permit; Motor Vehicle Mechanic Certifications in all areas; or a combination of both that would cover all areas. The student must consult with the automotive faculty before starting their internships. The student will be responsible for obtaining the place of employment for the internship which must be acceptable by Delta College. One internship is required for the certificate.

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