Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR), One Year Certificate

Students in this program will learn the Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) of modern vehicles as outlined by the ASE Education Foundation. In cooperation with Stellantis Auto Group, Mercedes Benz, Subaru, Toyota, the National Coalition of Certification Center (NC3), Snap-on Corporation and ASE Education Foundation, students will use high quality equipment and tooling to perform vehicle services and repair tasks. After one year of study, students are qualified for employment as an entry level automotive technician.

Students who successfully complete all Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR), One-year Certificate requirements will be able to:

  • Practice safety precautions to protect yourself, vehicles, and the environment. 
  • Communicate clearly with team members and customers. 
  • Conduct yourself on the job with a high degree of professionalism. 
  • Use service literature and tools efficiently. 
  • Inspect, service, and perform basic repairs of modern automobiles and light trucks.

Program Course Requirements

See the graduation requirements for the One-year CertificateFor information on the advised sequence of program courses, see the Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair, One-year Certificate Program Map.


AU3. 290Math & Measurement for Transportation Technicians



IN4. 164Technical Writing for CTE


Human Relations

AU3. 643Customer Service for Auto Tech


Core Courses

AU3. 315Lab Scope Diagnostics


AU3. 316Maintenance & Light Repair


AU3. 317Electrical Sys & Engine Performance


AU3. 319Suspension, Steering & Braking


AU3. 350Shop Skills I


AU3. 351Shop Skills II


Total Credit Hours: 49