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Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Ford ASSET program will:

  • Acquire a valid Industrial First Aid/CPR card and be aware of the safety precautions pertaining to the automotive industry.
  • Acquire mobile refrigerant recovery and recycling certification as per Federal EPA requirements.
  • Acquire Authorized Emission Specialist certification from the State of Washington, Department of Ecology.
  • Achieve ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification.
  • Complete the requirements for an AAS (Associates of Applied Science) degree.
  • Complete 1260 hours of mentored, work-based cooperative training.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle and store hazardous materials common to the automotive industry.
  • Demonstrate the ability to access service and parts information via common industry formats including printed, CDROM, DVD and Internet data bases.
  • Demonstrate the ability to diagnose and repair automobiles to all eight (8) NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation) automotive standards and Ford STST Certification areas.
  • Understand and practice communication skills essential to the requirements of the automotive work place environment.
  • Understand and apply mathematical skills essential to the requirements of the automotive service industry.
  • Understand and practice professional customer communication skills essential to the requirements of the work place.
  • Complete Ford STST Certification to Master status.

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