Department ChairJames Cordova719-549-3354MT Building, Room 129James.Cordova@pueblocc.edu
Fremont CampusEric Ingmire 719-296-6105 Eric.Ingmire@pueblocc.edu
Southwest Colorado Community CollegePatrick Flores 970-247-2929 (Ext. 7223) Patrick.Flores@pueblocc.edu
We offer a paid apprenticeship for high school students through the Automotive Youth Education System (AYES).
Program Start Term: Every Semester
Award: AAS, CERT, MINI-CERT
Average Class Size: 12-25
Program Length: 6 Full-Time Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Day & Evening Classes
Program Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Mancos
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Career Information Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics entry level $23,808.00; experienced $48,089.00.
What Will I Learn? This program teaches you to perform general maintenance, as well as to diagnose and repair electrical, engine, transmission, suspension, brake, and air conditioning systems.
Our Experienced Faculty The PCC Automotive Technology faculty has extensive dealership and independent repair experience in automotive repair, and parts sales. Faculty members are trained ASE certified technicians with expertise in the automotive industry. The diverse background of our faculty includes technicians who are ASE certified in the following areas: engine repair, electrical and electronic systems, heating and acAC, steering and suspension, brakes, advanced drivability, automatic and manual transmissions, and light diesel repair.
Our Cutting Edge FacilitiesPCC offers advanced technical hands-on training on the latest advanced equipment in the Automotive industry. The program has the Student Excellence program with Snap On Tools as well as Matco tools which offers a student technical program allowing students to receive a major discount on hand tools and diagnostic equipment.
To enter the automotive collision or automotive service program you must meet required basic skills scores or courses. Students must score a minimum of 70 in sentence skills on the Accuplacer, or have successfully passed College Composition Reading (CCR) 092. Additionally, students must have completed MAT 107 with a C or higher.
Entrance into the program involves a screening and selection process. You can obtain an application and information by calling the Automotive Department at 719-549-3354, or through the PCC website.
We are a participating chapter of SkillsUSA which allows students to compete and attend leadership conferences at state and national levels.