2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook 
    Apr 21, 2024  
2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology, 2 Year Diploma

Upon completion of a Diploma in Automotive Technology, a student will be able to:

Science & Technology 

  • Comply with safety and health rules/procedures.
  • Identify hazardous substances in the work place.
  • Use and maintain proper tools and equipment.
  • Maintain work area.
  • Act during emergencies.
  • Use and interpret information from sophisticated diagnostic equipment.
  • Use precision devices to meet manufacturing standards.
  • Follow service manuals to do appropriate repair replacement procedure.
  • Explain and demonstrate chemical and physical reactions.

 Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Clarify purposes and goals and identify the problem.
  • Employ reasoning skills.
  • Assess employer and employee responsibility in solving a problem.
  • Evaluate options and estimate results of implemented options.
  • Set priorities, identify solutions to the problem, and implement a solution.
  • Prioritize and organize workloads.
  • Diagnose the cause of the problem.


  • Participate in employment orientation.
  • Treat people with respect.
  • Exhibit positive behavior.
  • Comply with organizational expectations.
  • Comply with company dress and appearance standards.
  • Use job-related terminology.
  • Participate in meetings in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Assess business image and products/services.
  • Demonstrate work ethics and behavior.


  • Write workplace standard documents: letters, memos, email, and reports
  • Interact with co-workers and customers in appropriate manner.
  • Cooperate in teams.
  • Follow and give written and oral directions.
  • Use proper telephone etiquette.
  • Interpret the use of body language.