Jun 18, 2024  

Automotive Analysis and Repair Diploma

For related AUT programs, see Related Programs Listing .

G3 Eligible Program: The G3 Program is a tuition assistance program for any Virginia resident who qualifies for in-state tuition and whose family income falls below an identified threshold. For more information, visit www.nr.edu/g3.  

Purpose: Complexity in automotive vehicles increases each year because of scientific discovery and new technology. There is a great demand for qualified automotive technicians to service the growing number of automobiles in our society. The purpose of the Automotive Analysis and Repair program is to provide the student technician with instruction and practice necessary to repair today’s complex vehicles. Training will be provided in automotive systems theory, service, and repair. This program is competency based to include specific classroom and shop exercises. The college’s facilities include the latest equipment and test vehicles.

Occupational Objectives: Automotive Master Technician • Automotive Service Technician and Mechanic • Automotive Specialty Technician • Motor Vehicle Inspector • Parts Salesperson

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admissions requirements established for the college, the student should be proficient in high school English and general mathematics. Students will be required to purchase a uniform and safety glasses. Tools will be required after successful completion of the first semester; purchase of hand tools is the responsibility of the student.

Program Requirements: Approximately 75 percent of the curriculum will include courses in automobile technology with the remaining courses in related areas, which include general and practical applications needed for future success in automotive technology. Students are advised to consult with their faculty advisor or an academic advisor to plan their program and select electives.

Upon satisfactory completion of the four-semester program, the graduate will be awarded a diploma in Automotive Analysis and Repair.