2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MOPAR (CAP) College Automotive Program Fact Sheet


What is a MOPAR (CAP) Automotive Service Technician? A MOPAR (CAP) Automotive Service Technician works in a Jeep, Dodge, Ram, or Chrysler dealership where they provide top-of-the line customer service. A MOPAR (CAP) service technician begins service by inspecting the vehicle and diagnosing any issues. The MOPAR (CAP) service technician performs the required maintenance and repair of the vehicle and -its parts, and will change oil, perform a tuneup, check fluid levels and rotate tires. Technicians also repair and/or replace worn parts, such as brake pads, wheel bearings and even engines.
Degrees and Certificates
  • MOPAR (CAP) College Automotive Program, AAS
  • MOPAR (CAP) College Automotive Program, Diploma
  • MOPAR (CAP) Electrical Technician Program, Certificate
  • MOPAR (CAP) Engine Performance Program, Certificate
Prerequisite Courses
  1. FYES 1000  
  2. Degree level proficiency is required to take degree level General Education courses. Please refer to course descriptions in online catalog for specific prerequisites. Students are encouraged to complete any learning support courses needed, and then General Education courses.
  3. Diploma level proficiency is required to take diploma level General Education courses and ACAP Technical courses.
Length of Program Degree: 5 semesters
63 Credit hours

Diploma: 4 semesters
56 Credit hours
 
Semester Program Begins Fall semester
Application Process Applicants to the MOPAR (CAP) College Automotive Program must meet all Admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals may apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu, submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required. Students applying for any of the MOPAR (CAP) certificates must be accepted into the MOPAR (CAP) College Automotive degree or diploma program.
Program Deadlines You may enter in the fall term.
For more information, contact: Andy Lindman, program director, ALindman@GwinnettTech.edu, 678-226-6709.
For admission and enrollment, contact: Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email ACTTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

 Quick Facts

(This data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.)

2016 Median pay             $35,000 - $48,900
Entry Level Education             Associate degree, diploma, certificate
Number of jobs, 2016             366,400
Job growth, 2010-2020             14%