Here at Western Wyoming Community College is a unique opportunity to become the Automotive Technician of tomorrow. The Automotive Department at Western teaches the latest in technology and techniques. We have the equipment and technology so that our graduates can find placement within industry before or shorty after their graduation. Our industry partners work with us to ensure that our graduates are equipped for the workplace of today and the foreseeable future.
This is the time to become an Automotive Technician!! The Automotive field right now has numerous opening nationwide. The Automotive Field is experiencing a huge amount of technicians retiring which leaves openings and the possibility of being hired at wages previously thought impossible to achieve. With the minimum investment of time and money you can be ready to go to work in a field that is changing and growing every day. We will teach you the trade so that you can be successful in the Automotive Field. You will be able to correctly maintain, diagnose and repair the modern vehicle with accuracy and professionalism. These skills are not found on every corner and are in high demand.
You will be taught by two Instructors that come from a wealth of experience. The instructors in this program come with a combined 35- plus years of field experience. The skill set encompasses an instructor that hand built custom performance vehicles. The other instructor worked on and tested proto type factory vehicles for pre-production. Both instructors are A.S.E. certified and have several years of teaching experience from various campuses in the United States.
We will help you arm yourself to be successful with knowledge, which is part of the success story you are writing. We will help you gain relationships with the commercial tool venders and we will hold vender instructional meetings where the vender can display the advantages of their equipment and present it to you at an unheard of discount not available to the person off the street. We will also teach you how to work with industry scan tools from manufacturers like Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota. Our mission is to help you make the transition from school to the field as seamless as possible. You also have the advantage of transferring credits from this program to another accredited institution if you decide to further your education.
Program Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate effective and thorough written communication.
- Identify and understand concepts and theory
- Understand and demonstrate the function necessary for performance systems operation and proper function. Demonstrate competency in proper diagnostic and service techniques.
Employers seek technicians that are self-starters and motivated to complete tasks. Technicians that enjoy learning and mastering new skills and technology. Technicians that maintain their own area and equipment.