Intro to Automotive Mechanics
This 32-hour program is designed to prepare entry-level workers for employment and/or transfer into the Automotive Mechanics diploma program. Students receive an introduction to the automotive industry job classifications, career opportunities and the ASE certification process, along with general workplace professionalism. The program teaches basic workplace safety practices and how to identify and safely use shop tools and diagnostic equipment in the auto lab. Students learn the differences between various automotive construction, power plants, drive trains and subsystems. Upon successful completion, graduates earn a Career Pathway Certificate that is locally-recognized by prospective employers.
Paying for the Program
Program Supplies: $20 - 40
You may qualify to earn a Career Pathway Certificate at no cost if you meet all eligibility requirements.
Estimated annual salary range for Auto Tech, Mechanics and Transportation graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.View Career Details
- Attend an information session. Find upcoming events and register on the CPC Information Session page.
- Register and pay tuition now for the next class offering or Apply for Tuition Assistance
- For Tuition Assistance contact NICC Business and Community Solutions to complete the following:
- Tuition Assistance Program Application
- National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC) Assessment
- Interview with NICC staff
Tuition assistance is offered for this program supported by the Opportunity Dubuque partnership.
Success Model Coordinator
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 888.642.2338, ext. 137
- Location: Dubuque