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2022-2023 Catalog 
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Automotive Technology, Light Duty Diesel Option, Technical Certificate

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The Automotive Technology Program is designed to prepare the student for employment and advancement in the automotive service industry.


Program Description

The Automotive Light Diesel Technology program is an instructional program that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles.  Instruction includes the diagnosis of malfunctions of all eight areas of ASE certification.


Program Length

Three Semesters


Degree (s) Offered

Technical Certificate


Admission Requirements

  • Must meet all general admission requirements of the college. For certificate-only option, an ACT Work Keys Career Readiness Credential Silver-level score is acceptable for admission.
  • Must have good manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, near vision, active listening, and information ordering skills.
  • Receive a negative test result on drug screen test conducted by a certified laboratory approved by the college and have the results submitted directly to the college. 


Automotive Instructors: Brad Ellzey 601.477.5461 or Ryley Patterson 601.477.4246 or at brad.ellzey@jcjc.edu or ryley.patterson@jcjc.edu.

Program Requirements

The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. An academic advisor may alter course sequence to meet individual student needs. In addition, an academic advisor may recommend additional or different courses depending upon student career plans and/or requirements of the college or university to which the student plans to transfer.

First Semester

Total Hours: 15

Second Semester

Total Hours: 18

Total Hours: 15

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