Many automotive repair facilities are experiencing a shortage of qualified entry-level technicians. Our Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate program is designed to train you for these entry-level positions. By attending courses part-time, two days per week, you can complete the program in three semesters.
The Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate allows you to complete a technical education program, join the workforce, and return to school later to complete your Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate or Automotive Technology AAS.
Total Cost of Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate
(in-district) Total Amount: $6,165.00
Credit Hours to Complete: 24
Semesters to Complete: 2
What makes MCC's Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?
Learn around your work schedule. We offer classes full or part-time, days and evenings, year round.
In addition to the Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate, we offer:
- Automotive Technology AAS
- Automotive Technology AAS, Management Option
- Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate
What you need to know about getting your Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate (CIP 470604)
|Additional Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate Costs||$3,861.00||$3,861.00||$3,861.00||$3,861.00|
What job opportunities are available to someone with an Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate?
|Occupation and Occupational Profile Link||SOC Code|
|Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment||49-2093|
|Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles||49-2096|
|Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics||49-3023|
How will MCC's Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?
MCC receives an average of three calls per week from businesses as far away as Streamwood, Vernon Hills, Fox Lake and Barrington requesting graduates from MCC's automotive program.
By the Numbers:
- Salary range: $25,000 to $75,000
What have graduates gone on to do?
Outside of the Classroom
MCC's Automotive Technology program reported an all-time high of 11 student internships started since January, 2014.
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- For the safety of our students, all students must wear long pants (jeans), work boots and safety glasses to all classes.
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