General Automotive Service

Undergraduate Certificate in Automotive Technology: General Automotive Service Technician 
Program Length: 36 weeks

This program has not passed standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. The Department based these standards on the amounts students borrow for enrollment in this program and their reported earnings. If in the future the program does not pass the standards, students who are then enrolled may not be able to use federal student grants or loans to pay for the program, and may have to find other ways, such as private loans, to pay for the program.

Students graduating on time

Eighty-seven percent of Title IV students complete the program within 36 weeks  *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Program Costs*

$1,015 for in-state tuition and fees

$5,698 for out-of-state tuition and fees

$473 for books and supplies

 

Other Costs For this Program

Optional fees: $132 ($66/semester).

Optional fees include:

College Service Fee - $8.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

Student Technology Fee - $8.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

Parking Permit - $50.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

 

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money

The typical graduate leaves with

$0 in debt *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The typical monthly loan payment

$0 per month in student loans with an interest rate of 4.45%. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

*This institution has appealed the earnings data for this program.

Graduates who got jobs

N/A*of program graduates got jobs according to the state job placement rate. 

State Information

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What types of jobs were these students placed in?

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When were the former students employed?

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How were completers tracked?

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*Program does not have enough completers to calculate a placement rate as required. N/A*of program graduates got jobs according to the accreditor job placement rate.

Accreditor Information

Name of the accrediting agency this placement rate is calculated for:

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What types of jobs were these students placed in?

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When were the former students employed?

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How were completers tracked?

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*Program does not have enough completers to calculate a placement rate as required.

N/A* of program graduates got jobs

*We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

Related employment fields:

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Licensure Requirements

Program meets licensure requirements in:

StateA, StateB, StateC

Program does not meet licensure requirements in:

StateD, StateE

Program qualifies students to sit for licensure exam in:

StateF

Program does not qualify students to sit for licensure exam in:

StateG, StateH

The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession:

California

*State requires students to sit for licensure exam

*Program has no licensure requirements in any state.  

Additional Program Information

This program prepares students for entry level employment as automotive service and repair technicians. Basic automotive maintenance and service operations are stressed to allow you  to be immediately productive on the job. Safety and environmental protection are also stressed. Consumer protection and professional ethics are covered in depth.

Total units for the certificate: 21

Upon the successful completion of this certificate, students should be able to:

1. Successfully complete the tasks required for employment, certification, and/or licensure as a general automotive service technician.

2. Demonstrate mastery of the information required for National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence certification as a general automotive service technician.

3. Comply with personal and environmental safety practices associated with clothing, eye protection, hand tools, power equipment, proper ventilation, and the handling, storage, and disposal of chemicals/materials in accordance with local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulation. 

The automotive technology: general automotive service technician certificate program of study is offered by Chaffey College's manufacturing, industrial design and transportation academic and career community. Visit the manufacturing, industrial design and transportation page to learn more. 

These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education