Technical Program - Automotive Mechanic - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Automotive Mechanic (CRT.AUTO)


This degree prepares students with entry-level skills and knowledge necessary for employment in automotive repair maintenance shops as service or parts personnel. The curriculum is Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified and is designed to prepare students for ASE certification. Instruction is provided in a shop equipped with the most up-to-date equipment available. Students entering this program must purchase hand tools and uniforms needed for use in the program. The cost of the required tools can be up to $3,400 depending on brand/source.  The required uniforms are approx.  $140 and textbooks/lab manuals are approx. $175.  A list of required tools can be obtained from counselors or auto instructors.


For more information contact:
Kevin Miller

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
AUT 048 Introduction to Automotive Technology +
AUT 050 Engine Repair +
AUT 051 Electrical Systems I
ENG 050 Writing for Industry
TEC 048 Applied Shop Computations
  Total Semester Hours:
Second Semester
AUT 052 Engine Performance I +++
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communication
Social Science Elective
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
AUT 053 Brake Systems +++
  Total Semester Hours:

Suggested Electives
First Semester
SFS 101 or PSY 271 Strategies for Success or Intro to Psychology

If transfer courses are desired see counselor/advisor

Total Program Hours: 33
Last Updated: 10/25/11