Automotive Service Attendant
The Automotive Service Attendant (ASA) Certificate is a program offered to anyone wishing to gain basic knowledge of automotive systems and service. This program can enhance current knowledge and/or help gain employment in the automotive service industry as an entry-level technician.
This program takes advantage of evening meeting times to assist those currently employed. The equipment available in our state-of-the-art automotive lab facility provides the opportunity for thorough hands-on training.
Our program has been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and certified to meet the requirements designated by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Students completing this curriculum will be prepared to take the ASE G1 (Maintenance and Light Repair) exam.
The Automotive Technology program at Allegany College of Maryland has been designated as a Statewide Program by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Maryland residents from counties other than Allegany County who register in this eligible program will be charged the out-of-county tuition rate. However, these students may be eligible to receive reimbursement for a portion of the cost difference between the in-county and out-of-county tuition rates. Funding availability for this program is based on funding from the State of Maryland and is thus subject to change each semester. Some restrictions apply. More information can be obtained by contacting the Admissions Office.
Automotive systems and the service of those systems are covered.The course content consists of all automotive material in an abbreviated format. This certificate program can be completed during the fall or spring semesters of the regular academic year.
This is a career program and is designed to enable students to seek employment at the program's completion. Any student completing the Automotive Service Attendant Certificate program can receive credit for Automotive Technology 105 when registering for the Certificate, or the A.A.S.Degree. Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for a certificate in Automotive Service Attendant.
As a Automotive Service Attendant program student, you'll expand your knowledge and gain career training through a variety of challenging courses, including:
- Basic Automotive Service
- Basic Engine Service
- Basic Transmission and Driveline Service
- Basic Chassis and Brakes Service
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Automotive Service Attendant program graduates enjoy enriching and rewarding careers at:
- Repair Shops/Garages
- Car Dealerships
- Quick Auto Service Shops
- Transportation Departments
- Auto Parts Stores
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Automotive Technology 108
A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S., Geneva College
Mathew McKenzie, Instructor
Automotive Technology 107
A.A.S., Allegany College of Maryland