Automotive Services Technician (CVAST)
This program has been replaced by Automotive Services Technician Certificate (CTASVT). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2014 semester.
If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.
This program prepares students for employment as a certified automotive technician. Students will diagnose and repair malfunctions in automobile engines, automatic and manual transmissions and transaxles, suspension and steering systems, brakes, electrical and electronic systems, heating and air conditioning and engine drivability issues. The program also offers opportunities to explore vehicle performance, diesel, alternative fuel vehicles, hybrid vehicles, and to participate in the building of performance vehicles. The program prepares the student for the State of Michigan Mechanic Certification tests as well as the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Exams. Students can earn an AAS degree by completing the requirements for the Occupational Studies Program (APOST).
Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet. edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges.
Completion of the Automotive Mechanics Certificate Program (CFAM).
- Vocational Technologies
- Automotive Services Department
- Bradley Hoth, Allen Day, Michael Duff
|ASV 254||Suspension and Steering||2|
|ASV 256||Electrical and Electronic Systems||4|
|ASV 257||Heating and Air Conditioning Systems||2|
|ASV 258||Engine Drivability||2|
|Select 6 credits from the following: ASV 174 ASV Co-op Education I 1-3 ASV 251 Engine Diagnosis and Repair 2 ASV 252 Automatic Transmissions 2 ASV 253 Manual Drivetrain and Axles 2 ASV 259 Diagnosis and Repair 4||0|
|ASV 261 Alternative Fuels and Hybrid Vehicles 2 ASV 262 Diesel Technology 2 ASV 263 Vehicle Performance 2||0|
|ASV 269 Performance Automotive 4||6|
- Total Credits Required
Gainful Employment Disclosures
- Tuition & Fees
- Books & Supplies
- Total Cost
Length of Program
- Intended time to complete
- 3 semesters
- graduates who completed on time
Careers Related to this Program
- Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
- Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
- Automotive Master Mechanics
- Job placement rate
Median Program Graduate Debt
- Federal Loans
- Private Educational Loans
- Institution Financing Plan
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