MIJTED Students learning automotive repair technology. A good answer to the question, "Are there tech schools near me?"

Drive to a satisfying career in automotive repair

Gain higher levels of technical knowledge and skills to maintain, diagnose, and repair automobiles and light trucks. Troubleshoot and identify malfunctioning components and sensors, and correct these problems in four areas: brake systems, electrical/electronic systems, steering and suspension systems, and engine-performance analysis.

If live in Bagdad or Prescott and wonder, “Are there tech schools near me near me?” then check out the Mountain Institute JTED Automotive Repair Program.

“I love working on our own cars and learning things about them that I didn’t know before.”

-William W., Bradshaw Mountain High School

 

Automotive Technologies Program Information

COURSE OUTCOMES:

Yavapai College Automotive Technologies Course Outcomes

LOCATION:

Yavapai College CTEC
220 Ruger Rd.
Prescott, AZ 86301

LENGTH OF PROGRAM:

2 years

GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:

Junior – Senior

PREREQUISITES:

None

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

MIJTED Auto Shirt

CLASS SCHEDULE:

There are three program offerings.

  • Monday – Thursday Courses
    1:15 – 3:45pm plus 1 hour online (Priority to 5-day schools)
  • Monday – Thursday Courses
    6:45 – 9:15am plus 1 hour online (Priority to 4-day schools)
  • Friday Courses
    8am – 1:00pm plus 5 hours online

CREDITS:

Up to 5 High School credits for both years and up to 26 Yavapai College credits for both years.
** Friday Courses do not earn as many credits.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, Youth Division (AYES) which includes:

  • Suspension and Steering
  • Brakes
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Engine Repair
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Manual Drive Train and Axles
  • Heating and Air Conditioning

Option: National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (ASE) Certification – students can test in one area at end of second year.

STUDENT BENEFITS:

  • Enables students to make career decisions consistent with their aptitudes, interests, abilities, and academic achievement.
  • Provides a program of instruction that prepares students for post-secondary education and/or for employment.
  • Transferable credits to College or University.
  • Industry skills development experience and certification to take straight to workforce.

SKILL DEVELOPMENT:

Info: SkillsUSA Training Programs

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

Automotive Repair Career Opportunities

Automotive Mechanic-Entry Level ($26,000 – 44,000)
Parts Assembler-Entry Level ($20,000 – 50,000)
Mechanical Tech-Entry Level ($30,000 – 48,000)
Estimating Manager ($43,000 – 86,000)
Manufacturing Engineer Tech ($31,000 – 73,000)

Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.

Automotive Repair Course Sequences

(Central Campus Program)

Monday – Thursday Program Sequence

Year 1

Fall Semester

AUT 100 – YC Credits:2
Auto/Diesel Preventative

AUT 123 – YC Credits:4
Brakes

Spring Semester

AUT 151 – YC Credits:2
Engine Repair

AUT 109 – YC Credits:4
Electrical

YEAR 1 CREDIT TOTALS:

High school: 2.5
Yavapai College: 12

Year 2

Fall Semester

AUT 126 – YC Credits:4
Suspension & Steering

AUT 122 – YC Credits:4
Auto Transmissions

Spring Semester

AUT 128 – YC Credits:4
Auto Heat and Air

AUT 124 – YC Credits:4
Auto Manual Drive

YEAR 2 CREDIT TOTALS

High school: 2.5
Yavapai College: 16

Friday-Only Program Sequence

Year 1

Fall Semester

AUT 100 – YC Credits:2
Auto/Diesel Preventative

AUT 123 – YC Credits:4
Brakes

Spring Semester

AUT 151 – YC Credits:4
Engine Repair

YEAR 1 CREDIT TOTALS:

High school: 1.5
Yavapai College: 10

Year 2

Fall Semester

AUT 131 – YC Credits:5
Engine Diagnostics

Spring Semester

AUT 126 – YC Credits:4
Suspension and Sterring

YEAR 2 CREDIT TOTALS

High school: 1.5
Yavapai College: 9

*All program credits are awarded at the end of each year. If a student leaves a program early he or she may not be awarded credit.

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