AUTOMOTIVE: We’re located in the Career Technical Center (CTC)
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Anne Essmaker, Academic Advisor
(989) 275-5000, ext. 416
Do you want to find a good paying job with excellent benefits just about anywhere? Get your auto mechanic training at Kirtland Community College, one of the best auto mechanic certification schools in Michigan, and you’ll be able to live and work just about anywhere repairing and maintaining today’s sophisticated vehicles.
You can expect steady work in this field. Fluctuations in the economy seem to have little impact on the auto repair business. Almost everyone needs reliable transportation and that will put you in high demand.
If you choose Kirtland’s Automotive Technology degree program for your auto mechanic certification training, you’ll receive:
- intense career preparation through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on practice
- state-of-the-art equipment in a modern facility
- updated curriculum that keeps pace with changing technology and
- the benefit of working on modern vehicles in small classes
Kirtland Community College is one of the best auto mechanic training schools in Michigan. Kirtland is unique because it is a nationally certified ASE/NATEF training program in all eight major areas of training. Kirtland’s Automotive Technology instructors are ASE Master Certified Technicians with industry experience. The Kirtland Automotive Advisory Committee meets twice a year with the Kirtland automotive faculty, ensuring Kirtland continues to provide what the industry demands.
2014-15 Program Costs
|Automotive Certificate||In District||Out of District|
|Tuition and Fees||9,000||11,500|
|Automotive Associate Degree||In District||Out of District|
|Tuition and Fees||12,000||15,000|
Once you complete Kirtland’s auto mechanic certification training program, you will find yourself in demand as an automotive service technician working for:
- auto dealers
- independent repair shops
- service stations
- facilities owned by department, automotive or home supply stores
- independent leasing and rental companies or governmental agencies
- a race team pit crew or
Experienced technicians, especially those with a solid educational background, find employment as shop supervisors, service or parts managers, customer service representatives, corporate service representatives and warranty administrators. You might even discover teaching automotive technology is the career path for you.
Jump-start your career with Kirtland’s Automotive Technology program.
Related automotive degrees and certificates include:
- Automotive Technology
- Automotive Technology Management
- Automotive Technology Diesel Service Specialist
- Automotive Technology Master Certification
- Davenport University
- Ferris State University
- Franklin University
- Northwood University
Specific information about program and course requirements can be found in our College Catalog.
Some of the jobs related to our Automotive Technology program:
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- Automotive service technicians and mechanics
- Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics
- Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians
Get general and transfer information on specific colleges and universities.