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Automotive Technology – Certificate (CERT.AUTOT)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Community college certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician. 470604

Description

Automotive Technology Certificate
A. Program Objective: Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge in automotive technology that will prepare them to obtain an entry-level position within the field.


Description: Successful completion of the required courses for this certificate signifies to potential or current employers that the student has completed the steps necessary in obtaining an entry level position as a general or specialized technician. Student will be able to apply for and take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification examinations.


Competencies to be achieved:
AUT-101 Theory of Engine Operation (4 cr.)
AUT-120 Automotive Suspension (6 cr.)
AUT-125 Automotive Brakes (4 cr.)
AUT-133 Automotive Power Trains (3 cr.)
AUT-200 Automotive Electrical Systems (6 cr.)
AUT-209 Auto Engine Performance and Diagnosis (5 cr.)
AUT-215 Automotive Computer Testing (3 cr.)
AUT-220 Automotive Hybrid Fundamentals (2 cr.)
AUT-252 Automotive Air Conditioning Systems (4 cr.)
Other Department Requirements: (Choose one) (3 credits):
AUT-100 Basic Service and Systems (3 cr.)
AUT-211 Automotive Emission Control Systems (3 cr.)
AUT-135 Automatic Transmissions (5 cr.)
AUT-261 Special Projects (3 cr.)
TEC-165 Employee and Occupational Safety (3 cr.)


B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
In-state: $4,397.62
Out-of-state: $6237.62


Books: $618.62


In-state tuition: $3,680.00 (40 credits at $92/credit hour)
Out-of-state tuition: $5520.00 (40 credits at $138/ credit hour)


Course Fees:
AUT-252: $20.00
TEC-165: $59.00


Bus Fee: $20.00 ($5 per semester for 4 semesters, Fall/Spring only)


C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
All Automotive Courses use Cengage Unlimited
Cengage Unlimited: $199.99 (12 month/ First Year)
Cengage Unlimited: $199.99 (12 month/ Second Year)
Hardback Textbook Rentals: $79.99 (10 courses, $7.99/ book S&H for rental) *Optional: May not be available for all books
TEC 165: Field Safety Participant Guide $138.65 (9780133402452)


D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Industry/ Professional attire including boots and PPE


E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Michael Murphy, Professor of Automotive
Email: Michael.Murphy@azwestern.edu
Phone number: (928) 344-7569


F. Direct Website link to the program: https://www.azwestern.edu/sites/default/files/documents/degrees-and-certificates/occupational-certificate/Automotive_Technology_0.pdf


G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: N/A


• Other requirements needed: N/A


H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): www.azwestern.edu/paying-for-college


I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: NATEF, National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation


• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes
Career Pathway: AAS Automotive Technology


• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes, NATEF nationally recognized


• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes
Accrediting Agency and link to website: Higher Learning Commission, www.hlscommission.org


J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
27% (29/106)

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

64

Hours

40

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Arizona Western College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

Yes

Training Location(s)

2020 S Avenue 8 E

Local WIB

9 - Yuma County Workforce Investment Board

Type of Attainment:

Certificate

Name of Credential

Automotive Technology

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant

Refund Policy

https://www.azwestern.edu/paying-for-college

 

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Higher Learning Commission & NATEF

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

Yes

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$618.62 Costs provided are estimates and subject to change

In-State/District Tuition

$3,680.00 Costs provided are estimates and subject to change

Other Fees

$20.00 5.00 Bus pass per semester, Fall/Spring only.

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$5,520.00 Costs provided are estimates and subject to change

Registration Fee

$79.00 AUT 252 course, TEC 165 Course

Total In-State Program Cost

$4,397.62

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$6,237.62

Demand Occupation(s)

49-3023.00Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
$14.18 per hour
Required Certification: Will lead to the Automotive Service Excellence Cer

Provider Status

Approved

Address

2020 S. Ave 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365

Phone Number

(928) 344-7567

Fax Number

(928) 317-6048

Web Address

https://www.azwestern.edu/sites/default/files/documents/degrees-and-certificates/occupational-certificate/Automotive_Technology_0.pdf

Last Updated

Nov 10, 2022

Created

Feb 14, 2013

Renewal

Mar 11, 2023