ASE identifies Engine Repair (A1) as an individual service area for certification. This can be taken as a standalone program or as part of the full Automotive Technology program. The engine repair program involves theory and hands on training the following study areas:
- Safety training, electrical fundamentals, General Engine Diagnosis
- Cylinder Head and Valve Train Diagnosis and Repair, Engine Block Diagnosis and Repair, Lubrication and Cooling Systems Diagnosis and Repair,Fuel, Electrical, Ignition and Exhaust Systems Diagnosis and Repair
- Manufacturer web-based training
ASE practice testing will be conducted in class, and the ASE A1 Certification Exam at an independent testing facility at the conclusion of the course.
Certificates and Licensures
- MTECH Program Certificate in Engine Repair
- Program Certification in ASE A1 Engine Repair
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 2020 opens April 21, 2020 at 8:00 am 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: 150 Hours. This works out to be approximately 50 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.
Times: Mornings and Afternoons. See schedule details below.
Locations: MTECH Lehi Main, Lehi Trades and Tech and Spanish Fork Campuses.
Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.
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 Entrance Assessment and the Maintenance & 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.
|Session||Location||Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Days|
|Spring 2021||Lehi Tech and Trades||3/15/21||5/20/21||7:20 AM||10:36 AM||M-F|
|Spring 2021||Spanish Fork||3/15/21||5/20/21||7:20 AM||10:36 AM||M-F|
Tuition and Fees
|Program Fees||$195.00||Fees include one (1) A3 test administered by 3rd party testing facility.|
|total:||$600.00||All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.|
Materials and Supplies
|Thompson Automotive Technology a Systems Approach, 7th Ed.||$111.00||ISBN: 9781337794213|
|Engine Repair NATEF Standard Job Sheets||$56.00||ISBN:9781111646974|
|Shop Workshirt||$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.|
|ASE Certification Exams||$37.00 per exam||
Optional - paid directly to ASE at time of testing