Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate

About Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate

Earn your Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate as you expand on the skills you gained in your Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate. Learn about automatic transmissions, stick shift transmissions, computers and sensors and advanced diagnostics. Gain real-world experience through your automotive internship while applying the courses from your Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate toward your Automotive Technology AAS.

Total Costs of Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $7,325

Credit Hours to Complete: 45

Weeks to Complete: 64

What you need to know about getting your Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate (CIP 47.0604)

Total Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $5,018 $17,017 $21,156 $21,156
Additional Costs $2,307 $2,307 $2,307 $2,307
Program Total $7,325 $19,324 $23,463 $23,463

What makes MCC's Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

All automotive classes are taught by ASE Master Certified Technicians. Each MCC instructor has 20 to 30 years experience within the automotive industry.

In addition to the Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate, we offer:

What careers are available to someone with a an Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate

Occupations that Advanced Automotive Technician Certificate prepares you for
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 Advanced Automotive 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

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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Additional information:

  • 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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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.