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Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair CCP

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Technician (CCP 5451)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-industry/default.aspx

Program Description

The Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Program will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain employment as an entry-level technician in the automotive industry. This 600-hour program employs theory and laboratory work to cover a broad range of entry-level skills that will provide a solid foundation in the automotive industry.

Admission Requirements

  1. No high School diploma or GED required. (To be eligible to receive federal student aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have complete homeschooling)
  2. Complete an application for admission, located at www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications
  3. Take the TABE exam if not exempt from TABE testing. To determine if you are exempt, please go to www.palmbeachstate.edu/academicservices/curriculum-and-programs/TABE-Standards
  4. Send request for official high school transcripts, GED, or validated foreign equivalent to the Admissions Office.
  5. Attend a program information session and meet with the program advisor. (www.palmbeachstate.edu/academicservices/program-contacts/default.aspx)

Completion Requirements

  1. Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
  2. All financial responsibilities must be satisfied.

Program Length

Daytime: 600 clock hours - 20 weeks/ Evening: 600 clock hours - 30 weeks

Location

This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Eligio Marquez Jr., Program Director, marqueze@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3542

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment as entry-level automotive technicians in dealerships, quick lube shops, tire stores or independent service/repair shops. Students may choose to enter jobs as technicians, service advisors, parts specialists or entrepreneurs.

Career Path Notes

This program provides instruction in the general maintenance and light repair areas of automobile specialization. Student competencies to exit the program for employment are established by the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 600)

AER0025Maintenance and Light Repair Technician 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

AER0026Maintenance and Light Repair Technician 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

AER0027Maintenance and Light Repair Technician 3 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

AER0028Maintenance and Light Repair Technician 4 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 600

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 450)

AER0025Maintenance and Light Repair Technician 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

AER0026Maintenance and Light Repair Technician 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

AER0027Maintenance and Light Repair Technician 3 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Clock Hours: 150)

AER0028Maintenance and Light Repair Technician 4 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 600