Automotive Service Technician-Level 2

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Technical Diploma

Program Number: 

304042

Credits: 

23.00
Financial Aid Available

The knowledge and skills gained from this program will prepare you for a position as an automotive technician with responsibilities that are above entry-level. Coursework includes steering and suspensions, brake systems, and overall engine performance.

Emphasis is placed on hands-on experiences and includes the use of diagnostic equipment and emission control devices, computerized engine control systems, input sensors, output devices, and exhaust systems.

Classes are held at Western's state-of-the-art Automotive Facility, located in La Crosse's industrial park, 2721 Larson Street. Check our maps page for specific location information.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Automotive Service Technician-Level 2

This program will cost about $3,800* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact Enrollment Services or call 608-785-9553 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Automotive Technician
Automotive Mechanic
Quick Lube Technician
Parts Specialist

Program Outcomes

  • Use effective communication skills
  • Apply mathematical concepts
  • Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically
  • Demonstrate ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population
  • Use technology effectively
  • Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in writing/sentence skills, reading comprehension, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the exemptions here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

Gainful Employment

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

Automotive Service Technician-Level 2

Career Pathways

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