Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing - 1400 hours
The Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Program prepares students for employment in the collision repair industry. Available occupations include:
• Collision repair technologist
• Paint repair technician
• Body shop office personnel
• Material supplier
• Glass technician
• Positions within insurance companies
Skills learned during the Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Program include:
• Basic skills
• Sheet metal repair procedures
• Related mechanical and electrical repairs
• Human relations
• Employability skills
• Safe work practices
All instruction is delivered by an experienced ASE certified instructor.
All Automotive Collision Repair instructors are County or State certified. Consumers tend to keep their cars longer and every year more cars crowd onto the highways. Both factors create a need for more body and paint repair technicians. The learning experiences included in the Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Program prepares graduates for certification and employment within local body shops.
Automotive Service Technology - 1800 hours
The Automotive Service Technology program prepares students for employment as automotive technicians by providing them with state-of-the-art automotive service repair techniques. Technical training is provided in the classroom and in the lab on both foreign and domestic vehicles. Included in this NATEF Certified Program are the following ASE Certification subjects:Electrical Systems, Engine Theory and Repair, Engine Performance, Manual Drivelines and Axles, Automatic Transmissions, Brake Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, and Steering/Suspension Systems. Introduction and routine maintenance subjects are also included.
This competency-based program combines theory and real-life working conditions to provide an effective beginning for students who wish to become certified automotive service technicians.
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVING CLASS A - 320 hrs | NEW PROGRAM!
The Commercial Vehicle Driving program will prepare students for entry-level employment as a professional local or over-the-road (OTR) truck driver. Upon successful completion of the program, which includes 1,000 miles of local and highway driving, Commercial Vehicle Driving students will receive a technical certificate, and will be able to test at our facility for the Class “A” Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Commercial Vehicle Driving is a job preparatory program that instructs students in:
• The proper loading and securing of cargo
• Coupling and uncoupling
• Backing of large tractor trailers, truck controls, and systems
• As well as double-clutching and shifting techniques of 9, 10, and 13-speed transmissions
They will practice concepts previously covered in the classroom and the basic procedures needed to safely operate large tractor trailers prior to being taken on the road. The remaining portion of the Commercial Vehicle Driving program will be spent on driving on all different types of highways.
Classes start: 8/8, 9/24, 10/23,
12/5 & 1/16/13
M – F 7:00 am – 1:45 pm 320 hrs $1886
Evening classes start: 9/18
M – TH 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm 320 hrs $1886
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVING CLASS B - 150 hrs | NEW PROGRAM!
The Commercial Class “B” Driving program will prepare students for entry-level employment as a professional local truck driver. Upon successful completion of the program, which includes 200 miles of local and highway driving, Commercial Class “B” Driving students will receive a technical certificate, and will be able to test at our facility for their Class “B” Commercial
Drivers License (CDL).
Classes start: 8/20, 10/1, & 11/7
M – F 8:00 am – 2:30 pm 150 hrs $901
MEDIUM AND HEAVY DUTY TRUCK AND BUS TECHNICIAN 750 hrs | NEW PROGRAM!
The Medium and Heavy Duty Truck and Bus Technician II program will teach students the skills necessary to properly maintain and repair the heavy diesel commercial vehicles that carry products and passengers across our nation’s highways. The students will learn to maintain and repair commercial vehicles according to the strict Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines. Students will learn safe and efficient work practices. Students will gain the skills necessary to repair Air brake systems, Electrical systems, Steering and suspension systems, Preventative maintenance and more.
M – F 7:00 am – 1:45 pm