State Farm donated a Dodge Avenger to the Kirtland Community College automotive department earlier this month. “This is a newer vehicle — the newest car we have in our training fleet. It gives us a new sense of things,” Jacob Janisse, a Kirtland auto technology student from Roscommon, said. “We get to use some of […]
Kirtland Community College is holding an open house to showcase its completely renovated automotive technology lab and teaching classrooms. Area auto dealers, repair shops and parts suppliers, as well as high school students, automotive instructors and counselors, are invited to tour the new facility and see first-hand the extensive improvements completed over the summer. This […]
The infiltration of advanced technology is changing the operation of many career paths. Many may think of an automotive technician as someone under a hood all day, however technological improvements have made it so they’re also often working with computers.
The automotive industry has a robust variety of career options, and Kirtland’s Automotive Technology degree program can open the door to many of them. Our two-year degree program prepares students through classroom instruction and hands-on work with state-of-the-art equipment.
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)
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 […]