Kirtland’s Automotive Technology Master Certification program is designed to provide instruction in manipulative skills and technical knowledge required for employment as an automotive technician. This program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Graduates of this program will be prepared for the Michigan Bureau of Automotive Regulation Mechanic Certification and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician Certification tests. Graduates will demonstrate competence in all nine of the following areas: 1) engine repair, 2) automatic transmission and transaxle, 3) manual drivetrain, 4) suspension and steering, 5) brakes, 6) electrical/electronic systems, 7) heating and air conditioning, 8) gasoline engine performance and 9) diesel engine performance. Students wanting to continue in this program may pursue the Associate in Applied Science – Automotive Technology.