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Individual Mechanical Program of Repair Technicians (IMPORT) - Program Details

The IMPORT program will help you develop the technical competency and professionalism needed when working at a dealership or an independent repair facility. The program provides training at both Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) and sponsoring automotive repair facilities.

Hands-on Learning

Enrolling in the IMPORT program at MHCC gives you a unique opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience and mentored training while earning an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology.

Program Outcomes

After completing this program you'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate safe shop practices and hazardous material handling.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical systems.
  • Diagnose and repair engine performance systems.
  • Diagnose and repair emission systems.
  • Diagnose and repair internal combustion engine systems.
  • Diagnose and repair automatic transmission and transaxle systems.
  • Diagnose and repair manual drivetrain and axles systems.
  • Diagnose and repair brake systems.
  • Diagnose and repair automotive steering and suspension systems, automotive heating systems, and air conditioning systems.
  • Perform minor vehicle services.

Courses and Curriculum

With our state of the art facilities, over 30 late-model training vehicles, and ASE Master Certified instructors and curriculum, no other college in the state grants more Automotive AAS degrees than MHCC.

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Your Future

Skilled technicians are in high demand due to the growing complexity of automobiles. This creates a great opportunity for a secure career.

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