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“There is an unbelievable demand for skilled trades people in general. The automotive industry specifically is in dire need of service technicians.”

-Matt Snyder, Zeigler Automotive Group Corporate Technical Recruiter, quoted in a Feb. 2021 KISD School News Network article

GRCC offers many options, including a two-year associate degree

Prepare for an entry-level position, or for career advancement, with training in all areas of automotive service through extensive hands-on lab work on with highly technical and computerized cars, including CAP Local and MOPAR Chrysler training. 

Take a course for personal enrichment, or earn a certificate or degree.

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Program Certifications and Accreditations

GRCC automotive program are certified by the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation and is a nationally accredited program which instructs in all eight areas listed by mechanic certification. 

The State of Michigan automobile and light truck repair categories for vehicles under 10,000 pounds GVW are:

  1. Engine Repair
  2. Engine Tune-up/Performance
  3. Front End, Suspension & Steering Systems
  4. Brakes & Braking Systems
  5. Automatic Transmission
  6. Manual Transmission, Front & Rear Drive Axles
  7. Electrical Systems
  8. Heating & Air Conditioning

Learn more about Automotive programs at GRCC

Contact us today to make an appointment:
(616) 234-3006

Automotive is a very broad term which may include sales, auto body, service, parts, management and many more industry fields. The automotive program at GRCC only instructs in the area of automotive service.

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