Auto Maintenance & Light Repair Associate Certification Preparation Program



In this certificate program of Auto Maintenance & Light Repair Associate you will be introduced to the following topics such as the industry of automotive, suspension system, steering, braking, drum brake, disc brake, antilock brake, electrical, battery, lighting, engine, transmission, heating, air condition, basic tech skills, automotive shop, safety and maintenance of a automotive. 
Auto Maintenance & Light Repair Associate program is an online program and can be done at your pace within the allotted timeframe. At the completion of this course, students will receive a completion certificate.

See the content topics outline for the program to learn more about the topics that will be taught in this program. 

This program is designed for learner’s who want to advance their career and are unable to do so, due to their work and person obligations. 

At successful completion of the program the student will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion. 


Auto Maintenance & Light Repair Associate Certificate Program Outline



The student in this program will be learning the following topics:

  1. Industry of Automotive

  2. Suspension System

  3. Steering

  4. Braking 

  5. Drum Brake 

  6. Disc Brake

  7. Antilock Brake 

  8. Electrical

  9. Battery

  10. Lighting 

  11. Engine

  12. Transmission 

  13. Heating

  14. Air Condition 

  15. Basic Tech Skills 

  16. Automotive Shop

  17. Safety

  18. Maintenance of an Automotive.

  19. And more

  • Self-Discipline your self

  • Schedule the time required for study

  • Be Focussed once you enroll.

  • Understand the certification areas of ASE.

  • Identify career in the automotive industry.

  • Describe safety to be followed in the automotive industry.

  • Explain safety at workplace. 

  • Understand the importance of safety from fire and chemicals in the automotive industry. 

  • Describe emergency protocols at workplace. 

  • Describe MSDS.

  • Explain the procedure when working with batteries. 

  • Identify the tools required for the job.

  • Describe lifting of the vehicle.

  • Explain jacking the vehicle. 

  • Identify the information found in an automotive (e.g. VIN). 

  • Understand your workplace and customer orders. 

  • Understand and describe basic tools vs power tools.

  • Describe the skills required by the technician in the automotive trade industry.

  • Explain communication, mathematics, computer skills. 

  • Describe and explain wheels and tires along with principles, diagnosis etc.

  • Understand wheel bearing and its important concepts.

  • Explain tire rotations.

  • Understand tire balancing.

  • Describe tire pressure requirements.

  • Understand treadwear rating.

  • Describe vibration of tire.

  • Explain the tire monitoring system.

  • Describe the suspension systems in detail including the front and rear suspensions 

  • Understand electronic suspensions. 

  • How does the suspension get impacted with changes in tires?

  • Understand the suspension system inspection, diagnosis, services and tools required. 

  • Describe wheel alignment.

  • Describe the steering systems in detail including the rear and pinion steering.

  • Explain the operations procedure of steering with its basic functions.

  • Explain power steering and its sensors.

  • Understand the servicing of steering.

  • Know the tools required for servicing the steering. 

  • Describe airbags and its removal. 

  • Explain on flushing the steering system.

  • Understand and describe the various types of inspection, replacement and adjustments that is made to the power steering.

  • Describe the braking system in detail.

  • Explain the components of a hydraulic system.

  • Understand the operation of master cylinder.

  • Describe brake lines.

  • Understand the brake calipers.

  • Describe the servicing of the brake system.

  • Describe and explain drum brakes and its servicing.

  • Describe and explain disc brakes and its servicing.

  • Describe antilock brakes.

  • Describe the science of electricity and magnetism.

  • Understand the basic servicing of the electronic system.

  • Describe and explain battery, starting and charging systems. 

  • Explain electricity and hybrid vehicles. 

  • Understand battery, starting and charging system servicing. 

  • Explain systems of lighting, system indicators and lights of warning on dashboard.

  • Describe reminders pertaining to maintenance.

  • Understand window and lock servicing. 

  • Understand remote start and without key car entry mechanism.

  • Describe and explain the principles behind the performing of an engine in various types of automobiles.

  • Understand and describe basic testing of engine including performance services.

  • Describe transmission.

  • Understand the difference between the types of transmission namely the manual and automatic transmission. 

  • Describe axle shafts.

  • Explain the servicing of the manual and automatic transmission. 

  • Describe the heating and cooling system in an automobile.

  • Explain the replacement of basic components in relation to heating and cooling system in the automobiles such as cabin air filters, thermostats, and refill coolants.

  • Perform basic maintenance related to the automobile such as oil changes, engine coolant, air filters, etc. 

  • Perform other maintenance related issues. 

  • And more….





At successful completion, you will receive digital badges that can be used online to display your achievements.




At the completion of the program, you will be awarded with a program completion certificate.




With the completion of this program, you will also be awarded with Career Enhancement Clock Hours (CECH), that may be displayed on your resume. 




Your completion also comes with a dedicated transcript that shows your areas of grades for each course you attended.

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At successful completion of the program you will receive a Certification of Completion with your name on it from NEIH. A certificate of completion displays that you have successfully completed the course work required in the program. It sets a benchmark that others may or may not have achieved. 

How can i get started?

Simply visit the program page of your choice and register.

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