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2024-2025 Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Catalog

Automotive Service Technology Certificates


These certificates will prepare students for a career in the automotive service industry. Areas include specialties in Brakes, Electrical Systems, Automotive Facility Operations & Vehicle Maintenance, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, Suspension & Steering, and Automatic Transmissions.

Upon completion of a given certificate’s requirements, students will graduate with a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in that specialty area.

Automotive Service Technology is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle, contact the Rifle campus for more information. CMC also offers Automotive Service Technology via the Concurrent Enrollment Programs in Rifle, Salida, and the Vail Valley. Students interested in Concurrent Enrollment Program Act (CEPA) courses should contact the respective campus for more information. 

These certificate programs are not eligible for federal student aid funds.

Specialty Certificates


Minimum Hours Required: Brakes


Minimum Credit Hours (6)
Minimum Contact Hours (135)

 

Minimum Hours Required: Automotive Electrical Systems


Minimum Credit Hours (5)
Minimum Contact Hours (112.5)

 

Intro to Automotive Facility Operations & Vehicle Maintenance


Minimum Hours Required: Facility Ops/Vehicle Maintenance


Minimum Credit Hours (6)
Minimum Contact Hours (135)

 

Minimum Hours Required: Engine Repair


Minimum Credit Hours (7)
Minimum Contact Hours (157.5)

 

Minimum Hours Required: Heating & Air Conditioning


Minimum Credit Hours (7)
Minimum Contact Hours (157.5)

 

Minimum Hours Required: Suspension & Steering


Minimum Credit Hours (6)
Minimum Contact Hours (135)

 

Minimum Hours Required: Automatic Transmissions


Minimum Credit Hours (6)
Minimum Contact Hours (135)

 

Note:


State Guaranteed Transfer 

Generally Transferable

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (videoconferencing, hybrid, or online).