Advanced Automotive Technology
Automotive programs are taught at the GCC Automotive Technology Center at 88 Bassett Road in North Haven, CT.
The Advanced Automotive Technology Certificate program was designed by Gateway Community College. This unique cooperative program provides an opportunity for students to attend all classes and labs at the North Haven Campus and work full time in a sponsoring dealership or garage. The courses in this program are transferable to the Associate in Applied Science degree in Automotive Technology.
ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:
Apply knowledge of advanced electrical/electronic systems leading to diagnosis and repair of a vehicle’s systems
Diagnose, adjust, and repair advanced electrical fuel injection systems, including but not limited to computer controls, fuel exhaust, ignition, and emission systems
Demonstrate workplace skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace environment, demonstrating workplace skills, ethics, and teamwork
Each student accepted into the program must purchase or possess the tools required for the program, have a valid driver’s license, and wear an automotive uniform while attending classes.