Certificate Program in Engineering

Top Certificate Programs in Engineering

Engineering

The certificate program is typically appropriate for those students who are seeking a very specific set of skills. This may be a young student preparing for other schooling or a professional who wants to make a career change. The program usually takes up to a year from beginning to end.

What is a Certificate in Engineering? The certificate program provides the student with a chance to progress beyond the traditional curriculum. Upon completion, the graduate has developed the specific skills needed to work as an engineer. Certificates provide graduates with access to job positions where the candidates must display very specific competencies. Courses may include project management for engineers or a variety of engineering electives.

After completing the program, graduates are often able to work effectively in a variety of engineering roles. The graduates are prepared to obtain desirable positions in engineering firms or to continue on with their education. The fast pace of the certificate program can save students a lot of time when there is a need for the program to be completed quickly.

The cost of attendance in a certificate program can be very different from one school to another. The tuition and fees can vary widely, especially across international borders. Prospective students should contact the schools of their choice for the specific information they need.

There are many different careers in the engineering industry. Graduates may pursue job positions as machinists or as engineers in a government agency. Some graduates look for jobs as project managers, as technical advisors, as engineers or as business leaders. There are different focus areas available, appropriate for the differing goals held by the students.

 

In order to decide whether or not you’d like to participate in a Certificate in Engineering program, review the information in the program listing. Fill out the lead form to receive further information. 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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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Kangan Institute
Campus Part time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

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

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering 2017. Course Code : AUR30612 Department : AUTOMOTIVE GROUP OF DEPARTMENTS Study Area(s) : Automotive Campus : DOCKLANDS Course Length : Part-time day(3 years) This automotive apprenticeship course aims to provide knowledge and skills in the field of light vehicle mechanics. The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business ownership. How will I be assessed? You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information. Additional comments The course has both pracital and theory based assessments and requires a student with dedication to achieve academic excellence. What will I study? You are required to study a number of core units of competency and a range of elective units which will be negotiated with your employer. To view the core competencies, please click on the Course module list link in the Course overview section. What employment opportunities will I have? This course may lead you to work with an employer in the Automotive Industry, specifically with light vehicles, or eventually running your own business. What skills will I have when I complete this course? You will gain skills in the Automotive Industry, especially in... [-]

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Kangan Institute
Campus Part time 2 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills. [+]

Course Code : AUR40212 Department : AUTOMOTIVE GROUP OF DEPARTMENTS Study Area(s) : Automotive Campus : DOCKLANDS Course Length : Part-time day(2 years) The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills. This automotive diagnostics course enables participants to enter employment in a senior, supervisory, or managerial role within the automotive and repair industry. How will I be assessed? You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information. What will I study? To successfully complete this course, you will need to undertake a total of 10 units of competence. If you are employed, these can be negotiated with your employer and could include: Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults, Manage environmental compliance in an automotive workplace, Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems, Depower battery electric vehicles, Diagnose complex faults in heavy commercial vehicle braking systems or Diagnose complex faults in motorcycle steering and suspension systems. Can I apply? It is recommended that you have a minimum of Certificate III in an automotive course OR substantial experience within the industry. It is also recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to... [-]

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Program

Aviation Institute of Maintenance
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 USA Duluth Irving Houston Indianapolis Kansas City Las Vegas Washington DC Virginia Beach Casselberry Philadelphia Oakland + 10 more

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program will prepare graduates for entry-level positions within the HVAC industry. Students will receive practical hands-on instruction in Air Conditioning, Heating Systems, Residential and Commercial Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Hydronics, and many other areas. Prior to graduation, students will be provided the opportunity to take the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification and the Industry Competency Examination (ICE). [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering 2017. The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program will prepare graduates for entry-level positions within the HVAC industry. Students will receive practical hands-on instruction in Air Conditioning, Heating Systems, Residential and Commercial Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Hydronics, and many other areas. Prior to graduation, students will be provided the opportunity to take the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification and the Industry Competency Examination (ICE). Obtaining these industry certifications are not a condition for employment, however, some employers may require them at their discretion. The mission of the program will prepare the student with the skills and aptitudes necessary for a meaningful entry-level position in the HVAC industry. The student will learn mechanical and electrical applications in residential and light commercial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR). They will develop skills in preventive and corrective maintenance for residential heating and cooling systems, and calculate cooling and heating demands for residential applications. They will identify the current laws and regulations in preparation of the refrigerant transition and recovery certification program, perform flue gas analysis for gas and oil fired heating systems, and conduct residential heat load calculations using J-Right software. *Program details may vary by campus. Program Amount to show for I-20 and Consulate Interview Total Cost of Education Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning $11,467 $16,867 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AIM.edu Twitter: https://twitter.com/AviationAIM YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/AIMschools [-]

Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) Program

Aviation Institute of Maintenance
Campus Full time 26 months September 2017 USA Duluth Irving Houston Indianapolis Kansas City Las Vegas Washington DC Virginia Beach Casselberry Philadelphia Oakland + 10 more

The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program takes the student through the basics of flight and into the latest technological advances for the world of aviation. Career opportunities are opened wide for the graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer program. The course of study takes the student through the hands-on techniques and knowledge in such areas as composite fabrication and repair, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, landing gear, and piston and turbine engines, to include the various aircraft systems. [+]

The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program takes the student through the basics of flight and into the latest technological advances for the world of aviation. Career opportunities are opened wide for the graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer program. The course of study takes the student through the hands-on techniques and knowledge in such areas as composite fabrication and repair, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, landing gear, and piston and turbine engines, to include the various aircraft systems. The student learns the intricacies of the entire aircraft as each system is dissected for deeper understanding. The students will gain the skills to properly and efficiently troubleshoot and repair aircraft systems as they relate to fixed-wing aircraft and rotary aircraft. This program blends aircraft electrical systems into more advanced aircraft electronics (avionics) that will enable the student to implement the "keep it simple" approach to troubleshooting. Students will prepare to take the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) test for their Element One and Element Three License, or the GROL (The General Radiotelephone Operators License), as well as the coveted FAA Airframe and Powerplant License. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer graduate will receive the entry-level skills required to maintain and repair aircraft engine systems, airframes, and avionics systems, enabling the graduate to be successful in the ever-expanding field of aviation. This training prepares the student with the proper knowledge and skill levels required to pass the tests administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to... [-]

Certificate in CNC Machining

Goodwin College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA East Hartford

Goodwin College offers CNC Machining programs at certificate and associate degree levels. Both integrate an understanding of the manufacturing processes, knowledge of materials, and a working comprehension of manufacturing mathematics. You’ll also gain competence in technical drawings, specifications, and computer-aided machining. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering 2017. CNC Operator Training The face of the industry as we know it has changed forever. Learn the skills you need to succeed in today’s manufacturing in CNC Machining. Goodwin College’s CNC Machining programs are designed to put you on track for a rewarding career in this in-demand field. Goodwin College offers CNC Machining programs at certificate and associate degree levels. Both integrate an understanding of the manufacturing processes, knowledge of materials, and a working comprehension of manufacturing mathematics. You’ll also gain competence in technical drawings, specifications, and computer-aided machining. Combined classroom instruction and hands-on operation of our new CNC 3-axis milling and turning machines will provide you with the knowledge and machining experience you’ll need to be successful in the industry. In this CNC operator training program, you will also gain an in-depth understanding of advanced Mastercam skills needed for programming tool location, motion, and feeds and speeds. When you successfully complete this program, you will be prepared to pursue a National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credential as a CNC operator. 30 credit Certificate We teach you the basic skills industry employers are seeking: problem solving, safety, quality, production processes, machining maintenance, and teamwork. You also develop technical drawing, specification, and mathematical skills, while you learn about material properties and material processing in manufacturing. Combining classroom instruction and hands-on operation of our new CNC 3-axis milling and turning machines, you gain the knowledge and machining experience that is required to be successful in... [-]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level III

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level III Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future, the job market for certified welders... [-]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level II

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering 2017. Certificate in Welding Technology Level II Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future,... [-]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level I

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level I Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future, the job market for certified welders... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Welding Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 10 months August 2017 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering 2017. Certificate of Achievement in Welding Technology Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future,... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Mechanized Agriculture

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Mechanized Agriculture program offers students an option to earn either a one-year Certificate of Achievement or an Associate in Sciences degree. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Mechanized Agriculture Mechanized Agriculture Program Bruce Enyeart, Advisor (530) 895-2418 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Mechanized Agriculture program offers students an option to earn either a one-year Certificate of Achievement or an Associate in Sciences degree. An exciting, hands-on approach introduces students to a wide range of mechanical skills dealing with the operation, maintenance and repair of small to midsize gasoline, diesel and electrically-operated equipment. Problemsolving, emphasizing safe and cooperative work habits, is encouraged. Success in this program will be enhanced by high school work in shop and basic skills classes. Career Opportunities Wherever power equipment is operated, maintained or repaired, there exists a need for well-trained employees. Production agriculture and its equipment suppliers, the rental industry, landscape businesses, recreation and construction industries are just a few of the employment possibilities. To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed at the beginning of the Career and Technical Education Programs section of that catalog. Gainful Employment Information Certificate of Achievement in Mechanized Agriculture: www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0130500CA.html Certificate of Achievement in Mechanized Agriculture (26 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Identify and demonstrate proper use, care, and adjustment of common and precision tools and machines found in a mechanized agriculture shop. Operate wheel and track type tractors safely and properly. Perform operator level maintenance and adjustments of tractor systems. Analyze and... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Butte College Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Certificate program is a one-year Certificate of Achievement program. An exciting, hands-on approach is used to introduce students to a wide range of skills for classroom laboratory work to closely reflect field experiences. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering 2017. Certificate of Achievement in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Program Bruce Enyeart, Advisor (530) 895-2418 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Butte College Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Certificate program is a one-year Certificate of Achievement program. An exciting, hands-on approach is used to introduce students to a wide range of skills for classroom laboratory work to closely reflect field experiences. Construction equipment operation requires good hand-eye coordination and demands attention to details like timelines, precision driving, coordination of multiple operations, and following plan directions. Development of problem solving skills and safe and cooperative work habits is emphasized. Career Opportunities Students who successfully complete the Heavy Equipment Operator Technician program requirements will have the operation, repair and diagnostic skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment. Each year, the demand for qualified operators and maintenance technicians increases. Our partners include Operating Engineers Local 3, CalTrans, CDF, local and statewide contractors, and agriculture companies. Most jobs are obtained with smaller contractors. Jobs are also available in production agriculture, land leveling, orchard removal, and with other agricultural employers. Gainful Employment Information Certificate of Achievement in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician: www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0726000CA.html Certificate of Achievement in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician (31 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Explain the principles of operation and maintenance required to operate and support modern agricultural and industrial powered equipment. Demonstrate the ability to... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 10 months August 2017 USA Chico

The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology Fire Technology Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/publicsafety/ Mike Maloney, Director (530) 879-4349 Department Office: AHPS 144 (530) 895-2402 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. Students interested in a fire science career have two options: the 19-week Firefighter I Academy or the two-year AS degree program. Students should be in good physical condition. Academy applicants are required to pass reading and writing tests. A basic understanding of chemistry and competence in mathematics is desirable. Students who are still enrolled in high school and considering a career in fire science are encouraged to take classes in reading, writing, mathematics and chemistry. Career Opportunities The A.S. should be considered a step toward a higher degree or specialized instruction. Students who complete the two-year A.S. degree will be able to seek employment in many different areas including careers in firefighting, building inspection and fire prevention. Gainful Employment Information Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology: www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0136200CA.html Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology (27 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Analyze the causes of fire, determine extinguishing agents and methods of extinguishment, differentiate the stages of fire, and compare methods of heat transfer. Identify and comprehend laws, regulations, codes and standards that influence fire... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Civil Engineering Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Civil Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students to enter the world of Civil Engineering Technologists or Technicians. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering 2017. Certificate of Achievement in Civil Engineering Technology Civil Engineering Technology Program Francesco Madaro, Advisor (530) 895-2545 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Civil Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students to enter the world of Civil Engineering Technologists or Technicians. The program has sufficient breadth to include surveying, map drafting, and computer aided drafting (CAD). After completion of the two-year program, the student will be prepared to enter civil engineering technology at the entry level. To be successful in this program it is desirable that students have background in math through intermediate algebra, physics, and science. A year or more of high school drafting is a plus. Students should be prepared for a rigorous two-year training program. Students who are still enrolled in high school and considering a career as a civil engineering technologist or technician are encouraged to take classes in math, drafting and computer science. Career Opportunities Students who compete this program will be able to serve on a field survey crew, work in an engineering office, and prepare maps for recordation. Students will be able to prepare maps with both conventional drafting instruments and with the help of the computer (CAD). In every constituency there exists a need for trained engineering technicians and technologists. The information in this course of study is used daily in most public works departments in all counties and in all engineering offices in the state. Certificate... [-]

Certificate in Basic 32

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. [+]

Certificate in Basic 32 - Fire Technology Fire Technology Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/publicsafety/ Mike Maloney, Director (530) 879-4349 Department Office: AHPS 144 (530) 895-2402 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. Students interested in a fire science career have two options: the 19-week Firefighter I Academy or the two-year AS degree program. Students should be in good physical condition. Academy applicants are required to pass reading and writing tests. A basic understanding of chemistry and competence in mathematics is desirable. Students who are still enrolled in high school and considering a career in fire science are encouraged to take classes in reading, writing, mathematics and chemistry. Firefighter I Academy The Firefighter I Academy prepares students for successful completion of the Firefighter I Certificate issued by the California Office of State Fire Marshal and to enter into the workforce as entry level firefighters. The Firefighter I Academy is a special admission academy that is offered twice each year (Fall and Spring) as a 19 week program, 8 hours daily. Accredited by the California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) and the State Board of Fire Services as an Accredited Regional Fire Academy, the Butte College Firefighter I Academy is considered to be one of the premier fire academies in the country. Our Academy graduates have secured fire... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 20 months August 2017 USA Chico

The Automotive Technology program is a vocational core of courses designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering 2017. Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology Automotive Technology Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive/ Rob Holt, Chair (530) 895-2549 Department Office: SC 115 (530) 879-6103 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Automotive Technology program is a vocational core of courses designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians. Training is given in both theory and practical skills in the operation, maintenance and repair of today's automotive systems. Courses are held in a completely modern and well-equipped lab where the students learn the practical skills and work habits essential to sound pre-employment training. The program's goal is to produce a highly-skilled apprentice, entry-level technician with strong basic skills in both principles of operation and system service procedures. Butte College offers several ASE/NATEF-certified programs that lead to successful careers in the Automotive Technology industry. Each program has its advantages and offers different entry levels and income. Career Opportunities For Career information please refer to our website: www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive Admission to the Program There is a limitation on enrollment into the Automotive program. If you are interested in this program and would like to make an appointment to get on the Automotive waiting list, please refer to our website: www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive/ From our greeting page follow the links: "Get Started Today", "Click Here To Make an Appointment" Fill out the information fields on the Appointment Contact Information Sheet, and then click the "Send Form" button. You will receive an appointment confirmation within two to three weeks. Certificate of Achievement... [-]