This diploma will prepare you to enter the auto repair industry with basic skills in electrical/electronics, engine overhaul, cooling, and suspension systems. You will have the opportunity to learn in an industry certified facility.

All students are required to have their own personal tool set to use for classroom/lab projects. You will be in the lab and working the first day of class and tools are required. View the Tools and Purchasing Procedures

To register or if you have questions:

Nicholas Demke
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $6,912.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $6,948.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Auto Mechanic | Dipl

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
AUT 671 Automotive Body Computer Systems 3
AUT 115 Automotive Shop Safety 1
AUT 615 Automotive Electricity/Electronics 4
AUT 633 Automotive Electrical Systems 4
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
AUT 128 Introduction to Automotive Suspension and Steering 1
AUT 401 Automotive Suspension and Steering 3
AUT 101 Introduction to Automotive Engine Repair 1
AUT 163 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUT 141 Introduction to Automotive Brake Systems 1
AUT 502 Automotive Brake Systems 2
COM 723 Workplace Communications 3
AUT 703 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 3
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3

Entrance Requirements

Submit your official high school/college transcripts to

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

John Kraemer
Automotive Technology Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 1466
Sioux City Campus, ITC Room H302
Shane Sampson
Automotive Technology Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 1310
Sioux City Campus Room H302
Greg Strong
Division Chair
712.274.8733 Ext. 1480
Sioux City, Room B109