Diesel Mechanic Training – Degree Program
Associate in Occupational Science Trades Leadership with Specialization in Heavy Vehicle Technology
The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program in Automotive Technology offers ASE/NATEF based training in the practical aspects of automotive maintenance and repair with emphasis on logical diagnostics procedures and effective repair methods. Students receive classroom and laboratory training using modern test equipment and specialized tools. Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic shop environment where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Course content provides students with the knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment as an automotive repair technician in an automotive service center.
|Course Number||Course Requirements||Clock Hours||Credit Hours|
|ORN120||Fundamentals of Technology||100||4|
|AUT121||Basic Engine Repair||100||4|
|AUT122||Vehicle Electrical and Electronics I||100||4|
|AUT123||Steering and Alignment||100||4|
|AUT125||Manual Drivetrain and Axles||100||4|
|AUT126||Automatic Transmissions and|
|AUT227||Vehicle Electrical and Electronics II||100||4|
Cooling, and Environmental Control
|AUT230||Advanced Vehicle Systems||100||4|
|AUT231||Light Duty Diesels||100||4|
|Trades Leadership Courses (12 credits required)|
|CIS124||Applied Computer Applications||100||4|
|ENG270||Technical Writing and Applied Communications||100||4|
|HUM250||Critical Thinking and Leadership Skills||100||4|
|PSY276||Occupational Health, Psychology, and Safety||100||4|
- Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
- Program length is approximately 18 months (including breaks and holidays) – all schedules.
- At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive an Associate of Occupational Science in Trades Leadership with Specialization in Automotive Technology
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Student Consumer Information
Student Consumer InformationAnnual Report Stats from 2019 ACCSC Annual Report
|Program||Graduation Rate||Placement Rate|
|Associate in Occupational Science Trades Leadership with Specialization in Automotive Technology||63%||83%|
Audi Education Partnership
Becoming an Expert Level Audi-Certified Technician begins with the AEP. If you’re a student at ATI, you can complete the AEP program requirements alongside normal coursework through self-paced, online training modules.
After completing the online modules, you’ll apply for an apprenticeship with an Audi dealership. Once employed, over the next 18 months, you’ll attend eight (8) weeks of Audi-specific classroom training that will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need.
Program Available at: Main Campus.