The ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician Program is a course of study designed to accommodate both full and part-time students, culminating in an Associate of Science degree. Service of today’s complex automobiles requires highly trained technicians who have mastered a wide range of talents and skills. Naugatuck Valley Community College, in cooperation with the National Automotive Dealership Association, the U.S. Department of Labor, local, and national dealership associations, and the major automotive manufacturers, developed the Automotive Technician Program to meet the longstanding need for skilled automotive service technicians.
Students wishing to enroll in the Automotive Technician Program must demonstrate basic mathematics, written English, reading, and mechanical competency as determined by the College Placement Tests. Individuals interested in the Automotive Technician Program should contact the Program Coordinator or the Admissions Office. Students may be admitted to the College prior to admission to the program. The instruction, course of study, facilities, and equipment of Naugatuck Valley Community College, has been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and has met the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards of quality for the training of automotive technicians as a Master Automotive Technician Training Certification Program. These organizations can be contacted as follows: NATEF, 13505 Dulles Technology Dr., Suite 2 • Hemdon, VA 20171-3413, ASE, 13505 Dulles Technology Dr., Suite 2 • Hemdon, VA 20171-3413.
General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on General Education Core . Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required.