Welcome to the Automotive Technology program at the WMCTC:
This course will teach shop safety, work habits, and the technical skills necessary to successfully pass some certification areas. There are 8 total areas of repair that students will learn over a 2-year period. Following the MLR (Maintenance & Light Repair) model with a heavy emphasis on electrical, which is taught at the master level. The program is certified by the ASE Education Foundation to be a technician in the state of Michigan.
The Automotive Technology Field:
As automobiles have become increasingly more technical, the automotive field has become more complicated and demanding. The Automotive Service program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). This demands a very exhaustive curriculum in specific areas of certification. To be a mechanic in the state of Michigan, a person must take tests, which will show their expertise and allow them to be licensed.
Mr. Brad Sikkema, Instructor (231-876-2240) firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Ken Barnard, Paraprofessional (231-876-2240) email@example.com