Saturday – January 19, 2019

Automotive Technology Maintenance Light Repair (2017-2018)


Technical Diploma
School of Technology and Applied Sciences /
Transportation, Distribution &                                                                     Logistics Career Cluster

Mequon Campus
Program Code: 30-602-4

For Information: 41-297-6315
Mequon Campus, 262-238-2200

Overview – Get your career started quickly with the skills employers seek for light-duty repair technicians.

You will be trained to work in the “Quick Lane” or “Fast Lane” area where maintenance and light repairs are performed. Training will cover operation, diagnosis and repair of electrical systems, brakes, alignments, suspension, steering, climate control, and an introduction to engine performance. 

Career Pathway – After earning this technical diploma, your credits can be applied to completing the Automotive Technology – Comprehensive associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Career Outlook – Entry-level technicians are in demand at automotive dealerships and repair garages.

View gainful employment data about this program


Program Learning Outcomes – Employers expect graduates to:

  • Develop working knowledge of online repair manuals
  • Develop working knowledge of online manufacturer training programs
  • Perform basic maintenance and light repair procedures
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive electrical and electronic, brake, steering and suspension, and climate control systems
  • Develop safe working practices including procedures for servicing autos, using equipment and handling chemicals and solvents


Admission Requirements – The following is required for admission to the program:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of basic skills proficiency through a course placement assessment

Possible Careers
Automotive Technician
Engine Repair Technician
Heating and Air Conditioning Technician

Related Programs
Automotive Technology – Comprehensive
Automotive Maintenance Technician
Auto Collision Repair and Finish Technician


Start Dates: August/January

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students





(1)  AUTO2-150 Automotive Fundamentals ‡   2


(1)  AUTO2-161 Express Service ‡   3


(1)  AUTO2-151 Electrical Systems 1 ‡   4


(1)  MATH-123 Math With Business Applications ‡   3


  (or) Any 200-series MATH course  
(2)  AUTO2-159 Automotive Brakes ‡   4


(2)  AUTO2-153 Alignment, Suspension and Steering ‡   3


(2)  AUTO2-147 Electrical Systems 2 ‡   2


(2)  AUTO2-152 Automotive Climate Control ‡   2


(2)  AUTO2-154 Fuel Management 1 ‡   2






‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.


Page updated March 2017.