Courses

This course explores the principles and basic concepts involved in major appliance operation, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair. Appliance repair specialists repair, adjust, and sometimes install electric and gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, ovens, and other major residential appliances. These specialists must understand the use of hand and power tools, electricity and electronics, residential gas, and all related safety practices and devices in order to properly work on appliances in a safe and effective manner.

After the foundational concepts, this course explores in more depth several types of major appliances with hands-on experiences related to disassembly and reassembly of the appliance, troubleshooting and diagnosing common problems, repairing common malfunctions, and replacing components.
 

ONLINE/SELF PACED: The student will determine his or her start date and will be given up to 4 months to complete the program.

OPTIONAL Non-Paid Externship: To be eligible for the clinical externship, students must successfully complete the program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening, and meet other requirements.  

Certification: The program meets the necessary requirements to take the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 Technician Certification

Laptops Available: Students may purchase a refurbished laptop for $75 to use for this class. 

All textbooks and materials are included. 

Students that complete will earn a certificate of completion. 

Video lesson presentations. 

Mobile-Ready. 

Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity 

Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As learners progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.

 

Students may start at any time! CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR START DATE. 

Please contact: continuinged@govst.edu or 708.534.3199



October 15, 2021 to January 31, 2022, Online

Auto Technicians work in a variety of settings overseeing and improving the performance of modern engines and commercial vehicles, as well as sophisticated heavy equipment systems with electronic functions and advanced computer controls. Employed by major trucking companies, delivery enterprises, municipal transit systems and other transportation organizations, automotive technicians serve their customers with job titles such as Auto Service Technician, Auto Technician and Auto Mechanic.

This program provides students the entry level skills required to start a career in automotive repair and maintenance. The program is delivered through an intensive hands-on lab approach allowing students to concentrate on practical skills education and execution. The students will become proficient in preventative maintenance and inspections by performing procedures in electrical, brakes, transmission, rear end and brakes. This course is designed to prepare students to pursue the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Auto Maintenance and Light Repair (G1) Certification. Students are eligible for an optional externship with a local employer after successful course completion.

ONLINE/SELF PACED: The student will determine his or her start date and will be given up to 6 months to complete the program.

OPTIONAL Non-Paid Externship: To be eligible for the clinical externship, students must successfully complete the program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening, and meet other requirements.  

Certification: The program meets the necessary requirements to take the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 Technician Certification

Laptops Available: Students may purchase a refurbished laptop for $75 to use for this class. 

All textbooks and materials are included. 

Students that complete will earn a certificate of completion. 

Video lesson presentations. 

Mobile-Ready. 

Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity 

Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As learners progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.

 

Students may start at any time! CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR START DATE. 

Please contact: continuinged@govst.edu or 708.534.3199



October 15, 2021 to January 31, 2022, Online