The Automotive Service Technician Certificate program is part of the Kenwood Dealer Group School of Automotive Technology at Cincinnati State.
The certificate program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the technical areas of the automotive service field. Hands-on diagnosis and repair of “live” vehicles enhance students’ diagnostic skills and build a solid foundation for a successful and rewarding career.
Graduates of the certificate program are prepared to take certification exams offered by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
Related ProgramsAutomotive Service Management (ASM)
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Enter the automotive work force as a technician
- Take ASE certification exams
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Automotive Technician
Graduate Employment Outlook
About 73,300 openings per year, on average, are projected nationally for automotive service technicians and mechanics through 2031. Opportunities for qualified job seekers should be very good.
$41,240 - $56,040 annual salary
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Effective 2023-2024 academic year
Automotive Service Technician Certificate (ASTC)
Automotive Service Technician Certificate
|AUTO 100||Introduction to Automotive Technology||2||3||3|
|AUTO 111||Engine Repair||2||3||3|
|AUTO 161||Electrical/Electronic Systems 1||2||3||3|
|AUTO 181||Engine Performance 1||2||3||3|
|AUTO 140||Suspension and Steering||2||3||3|
|AUTO 162||Electrical/Electronic Systems 2||2||3||3|
|AUTO 170||Heating and Air Conditioning||2||3||3|
|AUTO 175||Powertrain Systems and Service||2||3||3|
|AUTO 182||Engine Performance 2||2||3||3|