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Electrical Systems Technician

men auto electrical The Electrical Systems Technician Program is one of eight areas of completion in the automotive technician program. Certificates are given for successful completion of each area. These can also be taken as separate programs. Eight areas of completion: electrical systems, engine repair, engine performance, heating and air conditioning, brakes, steering and suspension, manual drive train, automatic transmissions. The Automotive Technician program is a master certified program through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). The program, along with actual work experience in the automotive repair field, will prepare you to be a Master ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Technician. The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), certifies technicians.

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2016-2017 Program Dates

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

  • 2 sessions: 8/22/2016 – 9/6/2016 and 11/29/2016 – 1/25/2017
  • 2 sessions: 9/20/2016 – 10/4/2016 and 11/29/2016 – 1/25/2017
  • 1 session: 11/7/2016 – 1/25/2017
  • 2 sessions: 1/9/2017 – 1/24/2017 and 4/19/2017 – 6/1/2017
  • 2 sessions: 2/7/2017 – 2/22/2017 and 4/19/2017 – 6/1/2017
  • 1 session: 4/3/2017 – 6/1/2017

Part-Time (M-Th, 12-4 p.m. or 5-9 p.m.)

  • 2 sessions: 8/29/2016 – 9/20/2017 and 3/8/2017 – 6/7/2017
  • 2 sessions: 10/13/2016 – 11/14/2016 and 3/8/2017 – 6/7/2017
  • 2 sessions: 1/9/2017 – 2/7/2017 and Fall 2017
  • 2 sessions: 3/6/2017 – 4/10/2017 and Fall 2017

 

Program Cost

  • Total Contact Hours: 262.5
  • Total Credit Hours: 14.00
  • Cost per Credit: $88
  • Books and Additional Fees: $441
  • Estimated Program Cost: $1,673

 

Courses

Code Course Credits
ASE 102 Introduction to the Automotive Shop 2.00
ASE 120 Basic Auto Electricity 2.00
ASE 123 Battery, Starting & Charging 2.00
ASE 231 Auto/Diesel Computers 2.00
ASE 220 Specialized Electronics Training 2.00
ASE 221 Auto/Diesel Body Electrical 4.00

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Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $10.43
  • Annual Salary = $21,700

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $22.34
  • Annual Salary = $46,460

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Equipment maintenance technician
  • Heavy equipment technician
  • Parts specialist
  • Service advisor
  • Service technician
  • Small engine repair
  • Warranty administrator

What types of companies can I work for?

  • Auto repair supply stores
  • Auto repair shops
  • Car dealerships
  • Car leasing companies
  • Gas stations
  • Local government
  • Specialty Shops such as Brakes or Tires

 

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