Kaua'i Community College

Automotive Technology

Automotive Mechanics Technology


The Automotive Technology program is a competency-based program built on the standards specified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Students who successfully complete the Associate in Applied Science degree will have received training in all eight NATEF areas: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Brakes, Electrical/Electronics Systems, Engine Performance, Engine Repair, Heating and Air Conditioning, Manual Drive Train and Axles, and Suspension and Steering.



Associate in Applied Science Degree: 69 credits


AMT 20 Introduction to Automotive Technology 2
AMT 30 Engines 6
AMT 40B Fuel and Emissions 3
AMT 40D Engine Performance I 3
AMT 40E Electrical/Electronic Systems I 4
AMT 40G Electrical/Electronic Systems II 3
AMT 40H Engine Performance II 5
AMT 41 Ignition Systems 2
AMT 43 Heating and Air Conditioning 4
AMT 46 Manual Drive Trains and Axles 4
AMT 50 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles 4
AMT 53 Brakes 3
AMT 55 Suspension and Steering 4
AMT 60 Diagnostic and Repair 4
ETRO 18 General Electronics 3

Communication (One of the following) 3
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Cultural Environment (One of the following) 3
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Natural Environment 3
PHYS 101 Career and Technical Education Physics (3)

Social Environment (One of the following) 3
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Thinking, Reasoning/Mathematics 3
MATH 50 Technical Mathematics (3)



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