Prepare for the Automotive World

Chemeketa's Automotive Technology Program will prepare you for a career in the fast-paced and rapidly changing automotive industry. From hybrid engines to traditional carburetors, our program will get you ready for today’s motor pool.

The instruction, course of study, facilities and equipment have been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and meet the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Standards of Quality for the training of automotive technicians in all eight automotive specialty areas (Master Certification).

To help you work effectively with people, the program also includes written and oral communications classes, and emphasizes scientific, mathematical and general mechanical principles.

Automotive Body Repair Certificate

Students completing this certificate will perform tasks related to collision repair, painting, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, suspension and steering and heating and air conditioning systems. They will also analyze, diagnose and perform repairs related to auto body systems in I-CAR specialty areas. This program has special admission requirements and an enrollment limit.

Automotive Entry Level Technician Certificate

Students completing this certificate will analyze, diagnose and perform repairs related to electrical/electronic systems, suspension and steering and heating and air conditioning.

Automotive Machining Certificate

Students completing this certificate will analyze, diagnose and perform repairs related to engine repair and engine machining in the ASE areas. This program has special admission requirements and an enrollment limit.

Automotive Technology Associate of Applied Science

Students completing this degree will analyze, diagnose and perform repairs related to brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, suspension and steering, transmissions and transaxels, heat and air conditioning systems and manual drive train and axels in the ASE areas. This program has special admission requirements and an enrollment limit.

Please look over the program's admission requirements. We recommend you consult with an advisor to help you develop an individualized program of study.

For more information, E-mail or call 503.399.6521.