These programs prepare students for accelerated careers servicing and repairing today’s
high-tech automobiles. Students
become trained in the latest automotive service technologies and methods— including emerging green technologies,
such as hybrids, plug-in electrics and natural gas-powered vehicles. Academic courses included in the associate degree program provide students with the necessary background for effective communication and increased opportunities for
CCAC’s automotive curriculum prepares students to take the tests necessary to earn Pennsylvania Safety and Emission
Inspection licensing and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. All CCAC instructors are ASE Certified
Master Technicians with years of industry experience.
For individuals who wish to specialize and get on-the-job training, CCAC offers two-year apprenticeship and degree programs in conjunction with area dealerships. These manufacturer-certified programs, identified as GM ASEP, Ford ASSET and FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) MOPAR CAP, combine classroom and lab work with a paid on-the-job training program at a participating dealer or repair shop, preparing students for careers as automotive service technicians in General Motors, Ford or Fiat Chrysler dealerships. As apprentice technicians, students gain the technical competency and skills to diagnose, service and maintain vehicles using recommended procedures, special tools and service information.
Automotive Technology Programs at CCAC