Jun 25, 2022  

Automotive Service Technology - Advanced Certificate

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Program Code: CTA.35845

Successfully completing the Automotive Service Technology Advanced Certificate provides the skills and training for an entry level career as a service technician or service writer. Students who continue and complete the Associate Degree in Automotive Service Technology will have a broader based education.

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Credits: 48


  1. A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required in all classes in Level 2 and Level 3.
  2. All classes in Level 2 and Level 3 are Key courses and must be completed within 5 years of completing certificate. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course. See Graduation Requirements .
  3. The Automotive Service Skills Internships require a current State of Michigan Motor Vehicle Training Permit; Motor Vehicle Mechanic Certifications in all areas; or a combination of both that would cover all areas. The student must consult with the automotive faculty before starting their internships. The student will be responsible for obtaining the place of employment for the the internship which must be acceptable by Delta College. Two internships are required for the certificate.
  4. AUTO 226  and AUTO 216  are electives that can be taken but are not required.
  5. File an application for an associate or dual degree and/or certificate with the Registrar's Office by at least 3 months prior to expected graduation. See Graduation Requirements .
  6. Delta College reserves the right to modify graduation requirements.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Delta College

Undergraduate certificate in Automotive Service Technology - Advanced Certificate
Program Length: 2 years

Students graduating on time

8% of Title IV students complete the program within 2 years

Program Costs*

$5,537 for in-state tuition and fees

$8,662 for out-of-state tuition and fees

$2,400 for books and supplies

$8,244 for off-campus room and board

Other Costs:

Additional program equipment, materials, or required testing fees; approximately $3140

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*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money

N/A* of students who attend this program borrow money to pay for it

*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The typical graduate leaves with

N/A* in debt

The typical monthly loan payment

N/A* per month in student loans with N/A* interest rate.

The typical graduate earns

$20,589 per year after leaving this program

Graduates who got jobs

100% of program graduates got jobs according to the state job placement rate

Program graduates are employed in the following fields:

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

Automotive Master Mechanics

Licensure Requirements

This program meets licensure requirements in


Additional Information:

No additional notes provided.

Date Created: 6/15/2017

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  1. The share of students who completed the program within 100% of normal time (2 years).

  2. The share of students who borrowed Federal, private, and/or institutional loans to help pay for college.

  3. The median debt of borrowers who completed this program. This debt includes federal, private, and institutional loans.

  4. The median monthly loan payment for students who completed this program if it were repaid over ten years at a NA* interest rate.

  5. The median earnings of program graduates who received Federal aid.

  6. Some States require students to graduate from a state approved program in order to obtain a license to practice a profession in those States.

  7. State Job Placement Rate:

    Name of the state this placement rate is calculated for:


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    What types of jobs were these students placed in?

    The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Any jobs
    Positions that recent completers were hired for include: n/a

    When were the former students employed?

    This rate is based on program completers who were already employed or were employed within six months of completion

    How were completers tracked?

    Graduation application survey and follow up survey

  8. Accreditor Job Placement Rate: N/A


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