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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49

Automotive Service Fundamentals, Certificate of Achievement


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School of Applied Technologies (AT)

Students who earn certificates in their chosen concentration are encouraged to earn an Associate Degree in Transportation Technology by taking academic and related trades classes, including welding, OSHA compliance, environmental protection, communication, English and physical science. Upon completion of the associate degree program, graduates will be eligible for entry level employment at automotive or medium/heavy duty equipment dealerships and independent repair facilities. Graduates have the potential to work in management and other related areas of service operations.

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Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations
 

Career and Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities

Many of our courses are transferable to universities and CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges in New Mexico.

Employment Information

Career opportunities exist in government, independent repair facilities and dealerships for all aspects of the industry including line technician, field service technician, service writer, service manager, warranty and parts specialist and overhaul specialist. The national shortage of technicians in the both the automotive and the diesel truck and heavy equipment fields ensures plentiful employment opportunities with excellent pay and benefits.

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites


Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA , placement exam scores , or specific course work.

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Certificate in Automotive Service Fundamentals 14 credit hours


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