Automotive Technician

Program Number: 32-404-2
School Year: 2020-2021
Technical Diploma (2 year)
Campus: Fond du Lac, Both afternoon and evening programs are available.
This program is eligible for financial aid

Learn how to diagnose, service and repair all eight major automobile systems and become a qualified auto mechanic through Moraine Park’s Automotive Technician technical diploma program.

About the Program

Whether you have the mechanical aptitude or just have passion for cars, Moraine Park’s two-year Automotive Technician program will provide the skillset needed to accurately diagnose, maintain and repair all types of vehicles. As the industry sees a greater variety of makes and models, it also sees increased demand for qualified auto mechanics to repair these new and complex technologies. Apply to this program today be one step closer to preparing for the ASE certification testing and becoming a confident and skilled automotive mechanic. 

What You'll Learn

Students will experience hands-on training from instructors who bring years of professional experience in the automobile industry to the classroom. Learn how to successfully perform diagnosis, service and repair of multiple automotive systems including automotive transmission/transaxles, steering and suspension, and brakes. Acquire certification for Federal EPA and State of Wisconsin in mobile refrigerant recovery and recycling.

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
602-104 Brake Systems 3
602-107 Auto Service Fundamentals 2
602-124 Steering and Suspension Systems 3
602-125 Electrical and Electronic Systems 1 2
804-107 College Mathematics 3
890-101 College 101 2
Total 16
 
Semester 2
602-103 Engine Repair 1 2
602-127 Electrical and Electronic Systems 2 3
602-128 Electrical and Electronic Systems 3 3
602-197 Engine Performance 1 3
801-310 Occupational Communication 2
 - OR - 
801-136 English Composition 1 3
806-1xx Science Course 3
Total 16
 
Semester 3
602-123 Engine Repair 2 3
602-133 Shop Simulation/Internship 1 2
602-196 Climate Control Systems 3
602-198 Engine Performance 2 4
809-300 Occupational Success Strategies 2
 - OR - 
801-136 English Composition 1 3
Total 14
 
Semester 4
602-109 Auto Transmission/Transaxle 4
602-132 Light Duty Diesel Engine Operation 2
 - OR - 
602-137 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems 2
602-134 Shop Simulation/Internship 2 2
602-149 Manual Drive Train and Axles 4
602-195 Advanced Chassis Systems 2
Total 14
 
Total Credits 60
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