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Automotive Undercar Specialist Certificate

1250 Homer Road Winona, Minnesota

About the program

Now more than ever, it's important to get a top-notch education that will get you into the workforce and earning a living quickly. In just one semester at Minnesota State College Southeast in Winona, you can earn a 15-credit certificate in Undercar Specialist that will get you on the fast track to employment in a high-demand field.

In this certificate, you will focus on:

  • Shop safety, the use of service manuals, preventative maintenance, and the use of automotive tools and equipment
  • Basic automotive engine construction and maintenance, including light duty diesel and hybrid vehicles
  • Suspension and steering systems diagnosis, replacement and alignment
  • Brake systems including hydraulic systems, disc and drum brakes, parking brakes, and power assist units

The course load in Automotive and Light Duty Diesel Technology is flexible enough to allow part-time employment while going to college. And if you already have a job in the field, you may be able to coordinate with your employer and the faculty to receive lab credit for hours worked in industry.

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