Purpose:The career studies certificate program is a response to the non-conventional short-term program of studies needed by many adults within the college’s region. It offers a series of specialized program options which represent a wide variety of adult career and academic interest course areas. The options within this program are intended to represent the minimum amount of college course work considered representative of these fields of study. Each of the program options is designed as a distinct “mini-curriculum” within a broader range of adult educational possibilities.
Admission Requirements: Applicants should meet the general requirements for admission to the college. Placement tests may be required in some areas.
This career studies certificate program leads to technician-level employment in the automotive field. This curriculum provides skills and knowledge in automotive drivability and diagnosis of advanced automotive systems. This curriculum provides foundational knowledge in brakes, electrical/electronic and automotive fuel/ignition/emissions systems. Upon completion of the career studies certificate, students are employable as entry-level diagnostic technicians.