The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Also see Automotive Technology Program 349.3 and ASEP/ASSET/CAP Manufacturer Automotive Technology program (507.3)
program prepares students to service and repair today's high-tech automobiles.
Instruction includes component identification, removal and reassembly of
components, fault diagnosis in automatic transmission and transaxles, brakes,
electrical and electronic systems, engine performance, engine repair, heating
and air conditioning, manual drive-trains and rear axles, suspension and
steering. Emerging green technologies such as hybrids, plug-in electrics and
natural gas powered vehicles will also be introduced.
completion of the program, the graduate will:
automotive curriculum prepares the student to take tests necessary to earn
Pennsylvania Safety and Emission Inspection Licensing and ASE (Automotive
Service Excellence) Certification. Some course sections may be manufacturer
specific and may lead to manufacturers' certification.
instructors are ASE Certified Master Technicians with years of industry repair
experience and as manufacturer-trained automotive technology instructors.
The North Campus Automotive program is available at the CCAC-West Hills
Center. Credit for some courses may be awarded for work completed at an area
career and technology center, trade school or in the military.