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Start your career with vehicles here

We focus on modern vehicle repair and maintenance with this stackable certificate. 

What You'll Learn

Get trained under the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium methods - the most advanced and environmentally conscious methods out there. 

You'll also begin work with computer-controlled fuel and ignition systems, anti-lock brakes, microcomputer-controlled systems, and how to diagnose problems using the most advanced electronic tools.


Where You'll Go

Join the field at a dealership, private garage, or other automotive centers.
This certificate is designed to get you out into the workforce or it can be applied towards our 2-year degree in automotive technology if you want to continue on!

Typical Salary

5 years after graduating


Popular careers, their growth potential, and regional demand for the past 12 months.
Career 10-year growth potential Regional Demand
Automotive Specialty Technician 3% Very High

Real Data from Central New York

  • Positions included in this analysis do not all require a college certificate or degree.
  • Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
  • Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months. 
  • Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.   

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
Lincoln University
Johnson C. Smith University