Overview

Automotive Services Technology II focuses on steering and suspension,engine repair and performance, and heating and air conditioning. Scientific principles taught and reinforced in this course include the study of viscosity, friction, thermal expansion, and compound solutions. The lab operates as an automotive service department, and students gain experience completing work orders and communicating with customers. This program is NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified at the vehicle maintenance and light repair level.

 

When you finish

Students who earn the Ivy Tech Certificate in Maintenance and Light Repair are eligible to participate in Ivy Tech Richmond’s graduation ceremony.  Students can also go on to Ivy Tech to earn a Technical Certificate in Automotive Service Technology or an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology.  Other options are to enter apprenticeships, join the military, and/or continue their education and training on the job and in college.

 

Industry Certifications

  • ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence)
    Testing required. Qualifies for THD Certification.
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Dual College Credits

  • AUTI 111 Electrical Systems I
    Ivy Tech  |  3 Credits
    Pre-requisite applies. Qualifies for THD Priority Dual Credits.
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  • AUTI 121 Brake Systems
    Ivy Tech  |  3 Credits
    Co-requisite applies. Qualifies for THD Priority Dual Credits.
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  • AUTI 122 Steering and Suspension Systems
    Ivy Tech  |  3 Credits
    Co-requisite applies. Qualifies for THD Priority Dual Credits.
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  • AUTI 131 Engine Performance Systems I
    Ivy Tech  |  3 Credits
    Co-requisite applies. Qualifies for THD Priority Dual Credits.
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