Build Your Future in Automotive Management
The Automotive Management certificate course work will develop a student’s understanding of the major automotive systems and thereby enhance their ability to communicate repair recommendations to customers. The proper calculations of repair costs and the management of industry recognized documents associated with vehicle repairs will be covered in the required courses. Specific expected student learning outcomes are the following:
- Identify and comply with automotive industry safety standards associated with an automotive repair facility.
- Demonstrate an understanding of automotive systems through meaningful discussion of vehicle malfunctions experienced by a customer.
- Generate a vehicle repair order and compute the repair costs associated with the customers concern.
- Employ high ethical standards when conducting business with automotive repair customers. Demonstrate alert behavior when discussing customer vehicle repairs or billing questions.
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- Apply online at fullcoll.edu
- Apply for financial aid: fafsa.ed.gov
- Take the online orientation
- Take assessment exam
- Meet with a Counselor
- Update Personal info in My Gateway
- Register for classes
- Pay fees
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).
Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full time or part time.
WHAT ARE THE JOBS AND HOW MUCH DO THEY PAY?
For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/.
Average Salaries: $24,860 – $73,360
• Automotive Specialist Technician
• Automotive Parts Sales
• Automotive Body and Related Repairers
• Automotive Sales Representative
• Automotive Master Mechanic
WHAT IS THE JOB OUTLOOK IN CALIFORNIA?
Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
The number of vehicles in use is expected to continue to rise. More entry-level service technicians will be needed to perform basic maintenance and repair, such as replacing brake pads and changing oil, on these vehicles. New technologies, however, such as electric vehicles, may limit future demand for automotive service technicians and mechanics because these vehicles will be more reliable and thus require less frequent maintenance and repair.
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Average Salary in this Field
$73,360 Per Year
Careers in this Field
Automotive Specialist Technician
Automotive Master Mechanic
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