This is a 270-hour pre-requisite course to the other automotive programs offered. it is 75% theory and 25% hands on lab instruction. Participation in this class may be waived by passing an entrance exam at any one of our testing centers with an 80% score or better, or by having obtained the G1 certification by ASE prior to enrollment. A determination may also be made by attending an instructor interview, if you have prior industry experience and the instructor determines your level of automotive knowledge is sufficient for success in the A series programs.
Automotive service technicians and mechanics, often called service technicians or service techs, inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks. Service technicians work on traditional mechanical components, such as engines, transmissions, belts, and hoses. However, they must also be familiar with a growing number of electronic systems. Braking, transmission, and steering systems, for example, are controlled primarily by computers and electronic components. Maintenance and Light Repair gives students a solid foundation in a variety of areas within the automotive industry including:
Shop and Personal Safety
Automatic Transmission and Transaxle
Manual Drive Train and Axles
Suspension and Steering Systems
Heating and Air Conditioning
Customer Service and Professionalism
- Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
- Program Hours: 270 hours
- Campus Location: Lehi and Spanish Fork.
Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.
Registration Availability: Registration for Fall 2021 opens April 20, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.
Program Length: 270 Hours. This works out to be approximately 90 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.
Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.
Locations: MTECH Lehi Auto, Lehi Trades and Tech and Spanish Fork Campuses.
Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid or Veterans Assistance.
High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.
Prerequisites: Students are required to take the MTECH Entrance Assessment and score a passing rate of: Math: 2: English: B or provide alternative documentation to prove competency. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.
New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class. To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.
Students must have a valid Driver's License
|Session||Location||Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Days|
|Fall 2021||Lehi||08/17/2021||12/22/2021||11:30 AM||2:40 PM||M-F|
|Fall 2021||Lehi||08/17/2021||12/22/2021||6:00 PM||9:55 PM||M-Th|
|Fall 2021||Spanish Fork||08/17/2021||12/22/2021||7:20 AM||10:30 AM||M-F|
|Fall 2021||Spanish Fork||08/17/2021||12/22/2021||11:45 AM||2:45 PM||M-F|
|Spring 2022||Lehi||01/18/2022||5/19/2022||11:30 AM||2:45 PM||M-F|
|Spring 2022||Lehi||01/18/2022||5/19/2022||6:00 PM||10:00 PM||M-Th|
|Spring 2022||Spanish Fork||01/18/2022||5/19/2022||7:15 AM||10:30 AM||M-F|
|01/18/2022||5/19/2022||11:45 AM||3:00 PM||M-F|
Tuition and Fees
|total:||$757.00||All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.|
Materials and Supplies
|Toolkit||$150.00||Details first day of class|
|ASE G1 Test||$78.00||Test to be taken at a 3rd party test administrator. Details will be given in class|