Certificate Programs in Automotive Engineering

After post-secondary school, students may choose to enroll in a certificate program to learn about a technical discipline. The length, cost, graduation requirements and content of a program vary depending on the field the student wishes to pursue. Students may choose from programs lasting anywhere between a few months to a few years. What is a certificate in automotive engineering? Often taken as… Read more

After post-secondary school, students may choose to enroll in a certificate program to learn about a technical discipline. The length, cost, graduation requirements and content of a program vary depending on the field the student wishes to pursue. Students may choose from programs lasting anywhere between a few months to a few years.

What is a certificate in automotive engineering? Often taken as a supplement to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree, a certificate in automotive engineering focuses on the design and manufacture of cars, trucks and other motor vehicles. Students take courses on vehicle and electrical technology, mathematics and software to learn cutting-edge engineering techniques for a wide variety of makes and models, as well as how to effectively repair breakdowns and misalignments.

The technical skills obtained from a certificate pave the way to a successful engineering career, especially if supplemented with a degree. Individuals can use their problem solving, teamwork and repair skills to successfully collaborate with peers and assist customers.

Certificate programs in automotive engineering are available part-time, online or in a workshop format. The cost varies for different institutions. To learn more about the cost of a specific program, look at an institution’s website or schedule an appointment with an admissions counselor.

Many certificate programs require students to pass a series of tests before graduation. Graduates can pursue employment as mechanics or repair technicians, working on engines, batteries, fuel systems, brakes, electrical circuits and other components to repair problems and maintain vehicles. Others choose to become automotive engineers, designing new parts to increase the functionality of cars and make them more affordable and sustainable. Higher paying positions are available with experience and mastery of different repair and design techniques.

There are many different certificate programs open for enrollment. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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ESTACA
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An Innovative Program to Operate Numerical Tools Aligned with Industrial Requirements. ESTACA offers a one-semester program in CAE and Design applied to the Aeronautical and Automotive sectors. The objective of this program is to provide students with the means of achieving high-quality design, cost reduction, and best time-to-market skills. Combining the training in CAE and its immediate application to a design project carried out in an international team optimizes the training period for maximum results, after which the students are immediately operational. -
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Aspira University College
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Be one of the Electro-Technical Officers who have successfully finished ETO course in Croatia and got their certificate of competence. More than 400 seafarers have joined our courses and completed the course in the fastest time possible. The program focuses on ships power engineering, ships automatics, and ships mechanical engineering. -
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edX
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Kangan Institute
Melbourne, Australia

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business owners ... +

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business ownership. -
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Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
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The Automotive Service Specialist certificate is intended to provide students with specialized skills for the automotive industry. This certificate and the included courses ha ... +

The Automotive Service Specialist certificate is intended to provide students with specialized skills for the automotive industry. This certificate and the included courses have been evaluated by NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) and have met all required guidelines. NATEF has awarded this automotive program the MASTER ASE level of certification. -
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Imagine Education Australia
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Imagine Education Australia’s Faculty of Automotive delivers training in Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Dia ... +

Imagine Education Australia’s Faculty of Automotive delivers training in Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis. -
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Baxter Institute
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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. No ... +

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. -
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Tec-NQ
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This course is a great way to gain entry-level skills in the automotive industry. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of duties with ... +

This course is a great way to gain entry-level skills in the automotive industry. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of duties with light vehicles, heavy vehicles or motorcycles. -
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22 weeks
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Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston, USA

Established in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified by t ... +

Established in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified by theNational Automotive Technician Educational Foundation (NATEF). The Community for Accredited Online Schools ranks our program among the top 50 programs in the U.S. for mechanic education. We are ranked 35th when compared to 4-year colleges. -
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Kangan Institute
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The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical s ... +

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