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Automotive Service Technician Careers
Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:
- Automotive Service Technician
- Auto Electronics Specialist
- Transmission and Drive Train Specialist
- Alignment Specialist
- Automotive Machine Specialist
- Service Manager or Assistant Service Manager
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Automotive Service Technician Programs
The Automotive Service Technician program at Madison College covers a wide range of mechanical systems found in automobiles. We strongly recommend that you work in the auto repair industry while in this program in order to gain additional hands-on experience.
As an Automotive Service Technician student, you will:
- Learn electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems technology.
- Diagnose and repair automotive and light truck equipment.
- Understand engine breathing, ignition systems, computer control and sensors, fuel and air management, and emission systems.
- Gain skills on heating and air conditioning systems, including vacuum and electrical controls, and automatic temperature control systems using modern tools and diagnostic equipment.
- Test equipment and troubleshoot circuits, such as lighting, windshield wipers, power windows, instruments, and sound systems.
- Diagnose and rebuild electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems in modern automatic transmissions and transaxles.
- Rebuild clutches, standard transmissions, manual transaxles, drivelines, and differentials.
Students who complete the Automotive Service Technician program earn a technical diploma. Graduates may also attain an associate degree in Automotive Technology by completing the General Education classes for the Automotive Technology-Comprehensive program.
The Automotive Service Technician program is accredited through the ASE Education Foundation.
Students in the Automotive Service Technician program can attend full or part-time.
Automotive Service Technician program classes are offered at the Madison College Truax campus.
|Automotive Service Technician
|Part of a Career Pathway
|Offered completely online
|Automotive Service Technician at Nicolet College