Automotive Express Lube Technician

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Program Information

  • Location: Oak Creek Campus
  • Pathway: Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation
  • Program Code: N/A
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Automotive Express Lube Technician Certificate


Drive your future forward by entering the automotive maintenance field. This certificate covers inspection and maintenance of automotive brakes, steering and suspension components, and provides instruction on express lube services. The lab courses feature hands-on learning with lab mockups and vehicles.

You can apply your credits toward completing the Automotive Maintenance Technician technical diploma.

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Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1) AUTO1-300 Express Service 2
(1) AUTO1-308 Brakes, Steering, Suspension Fundamentals 2
(1) AUTO1-310 Brakes, Steering, Suspension Lab 1 4
(1) AUTO1-312 Brakes, Steering, Suspension Lab 2 2

( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.

Curriculum requirements are subject to change.

All credits must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Upon completion of the certificate's requirements, the student's transcript is notated with the credential earned.

Some certificates can be earned while completing associate degrees and/or technical diplomas that are eligible for financial aid. Certificate programs alone are not eligible for financial aid; consult an MATC advisor for information.

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

To see course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online:
Students already enrolled in an MATC program can visit Self Service Student Planning.
All others can access this information through INFOnline.

2020-2021 Program Card

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Career Outlook

The certificate prepares you for entry-level positions.


Automobile Servicing Technician
Engine Repair
Powertrain Maintenance
Service Writer/Adviser/Dispatcher
Parts Counter Person / Wholesale Salesperson


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Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation Academic & Career Pathway

Downtown Milwaukee Campus, T Building, Room T200
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 08/28/2020