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.

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 2019 opens April 23, 2019 at 8:00 am online on the MTECH Registration 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: Afternoons. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Spanish Fork Campus.

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

Prerequisites

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.

  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.

  MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration. High School students are encouraged to be accompanied by a parent. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling.

  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.

  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 70% 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.

Schedule

Session Location Room Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Spring 2021 Lehi Trades and Tech Auto Bldg 1/19/21 3/11/21 7:20 AM 10:35 AM M-F
Spring 2021 Spanish Fork Auto Bldg 1/19/21 3/11/21 7:20 AM 10:35 AM M-F
Summer 2021 Spanish Fork Auto Bldg 6/1/21 7/29/21 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M-F
Spring 2022 Lehi Trades and Tech Auto Bldg 1/XX/22 3/XX/22 11:30 AM 2:30 PM M-F
Spring 2022 Spanish Fork Auto Bldg 1/XX/22 3/XX/22 11:45 AM 2:45 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 TBA ISBN: 9781337794213
Job Sheets $56.00 ISBN:9781111647001
Shop Shirt $25.00 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: $241.00  
ASE Certification Exam $37.00 ea.  Optional - paid to ASE when registering for an exam

 

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