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Auto techs are superheroes

Auto techs are superheroes

When someone needs their vehicle fixed, it’s usually an urgent situation. If you know how to do it, and get it done quickly, you earn superhero status. People with vehicles drive for lots of reasons. They: don’t rely on public transportation need to get to work have to take the kids somewhere (everywhere) None of it can wait. Most people can get … [Read more...]

Why are skilled Auto Mechanics in such high demand?

Our Automotive Technologies programs are nationally certified by ASE/NATEF and are among the best in Michigan. We also have one of the few programs in the state of Michigan that includes a focus on diesel engines.

A dependable ride is not an option in any economy, but when times are tough, people have a tendency to fix -- not replace -- what they have. Regardless of the state of the economy, people always need vehicles that run — and run well. More than ever, skilled auto repair professionals are in demand and not just because people want their vehicle to run, … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College Revs Up at Whittemore Speedway

Kirtland Community College is lighting up the track at Whittemore Speedway on Saturday nights this summer with a very special Limited Late Model (LLM) race car, thanks to Instructor of Automotive Technology, Bob Oakes. Oakes, who has been an instructor at Kirtland for more than seven years, built his Chevy Monty Carlo LLM from the chassis up with the help … [Read more...]