Automotive Engine Repair, Suspension, and Brakes

  • Credits: 21
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Campus: Thief River Falls

Program Overview


The employment outlook for automotive service technicians and mechanics in the state of Minnesota from 2010 to 2020 is 12.4%, a high growth career.

Potential Job Titles

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Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
AUMO 1103 Intro to Auto Service 2
AUMO 1109 Steering & Suspenson 3
AUMO 1111 Brakes 5
AUMO 1134 Wheel Alignment 3
AUMO 2208 Engine Theory/Diagnostics 4
AUMO 2233 Engine Overhaul Lab 4

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Program Specific Requirements

GPA 2.0 or higher in all AUMO courses.

  1. Student will demonstrate professional workplace habits including punctuality, attitudes, behaviors, and craftsmanship expected of the automotive industry.

  2. Student will perform repairs and maintenance proficiently and efficiently to a variety of vehicle operating systems.

  3. Student will diagnose vehicle operating systems for automotive repair and maintenance.

  4. Student will repair vehicle operating systems within the standard practice of the automotive industry.

  5. Student will interpret service information.

  6. Student will demonstrate standard safety practices and procedures in the classroom and lab as required by the automotive industry.

  7. Student will demonstrate the ability to use critical thinking to solve problems.

Program Accreditation

Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Program Faculty

  • Norman Halsa
  • Automotive Service Technology Instructor
  • Campus: Thief River Falls
  • Tel: (218) 683-8685
  • Toll Free: 1.800.959.6282

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