Automotive Electrical and Electronics (A6)

A6- ASE identifies Electrical/Electronics as an individual service area for certification. This may be taken as a standalone program or as part of the full Automotive Technology program. Students will need to have a tool set to complete this program.

The A6 Electrical/Electronics program covers the electrical and electronic components and systems listed below:

  • Hands on and theory training in shop safety, electrical fundamentals, electro-trainer, reading and understanding wiring diagrams
  • Battery, the device that stores and provides electrical power for the vehicle and its electronic monitoring systems
  • Charging systems, Vehicle starting systems, lighting systems, computer systems and networks
  • Diagnosis and repair of Electronic components including gauges and accessories
  • Hybrid vehicle systems are also covered and their related components
  • Manufacturer web-based training, ASE practice testing, and a final exam. The ASE A6 certification exam will be taken at an independent testing facility at the conclusion of the course.

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Matthew Zufelt

Lead Instructor

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David Simmons


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Greg Mecham


  • Automotive Electrical and Electronics
  • Program Hours: 135 hours
  • Campus Location: Lehi and Spanish Fork.

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Electrical and Electronics
  2. ASE A6 Program Certificate in Electrical and Electronics

Program Snapshot

 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  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: 135 Hours. This works out to be approximately 45 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.

 Times: Mornings. See schedule details below.

 Locations: MTECH Lehi Trades and Tech & Spanish Fork Campus.

 Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.


  Entrance Assessment: 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  

  High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration. After completing the Career Ready Assessment and the Maintainence & Light Repair pre-requisite course, high school students may take any classes available that fit their schedule. Some programs are not a semester long, and students will need to take 2 individual programs to fill a semester.

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit

  G1 Maintenance And Light Repair Course Completed with a B- or better prior to enrollment. This May Be Waived By Completion of the MLR Challenge Test in the Testing Center with a score of 80% and above, and either the completion of High School Auto Class, Auto Fundamentals, or adequate work experience.

  All students must have a valid driver’s license.


Session Location Room Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Fall 2021 Spanish Fork Auto Bldg 8/17/2021 10/22/2021 7:20 AM 10:30 AM M-F
Fall 2021 Lehi Trades and Tech Auto Bldg 8/17/2021 10/22/2021 11:30 AM 2:40 PM M-F

Tuition and Fees

Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Facilities Fee $50.00  
Program Fees $173.00 Fees include one (1) A3 test administered by 3rd party testing facility.
Tuition $283.50  
total: $546.50  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

Item Cost Notes
Thompson Automotive Technology A Systems Approach, 7th edition $111.00 ISBN: 9781337794213
Job Sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111647001
Shop Shirt $35.00 Students only need one shirt. They will not be charged for a shirt if they have one from a previous MTECH  Auto class.
Toolkit $150.00 A detailed list will be distributed on the first day of instruction
Safety Glasses $10.00  
total: $362.00  
ASE Certification Exam $37.00 ea.  Optional - paid to ASE when registering for an exam


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