Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Automotive General Service (GST) Technician - IBEST Certificate of Proficiency Planning Guide

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Program Description:

The Certificate of Proficiency is designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service industry. Shoreline Community College works closely with local advisory committees and industry professionals to ensure students receive the entry level knowledge and skills currently in demand by employers in the field. Classes are taught using the groundbreaking I-BEST approach to teaching, providing basic math and communication skills that employers want. Students are encouraged to continue beyond this certificate of proficiency to earn an Automotive Service Technician A.A.A.S. degree by completing an additional 56-61 credits (see degree planning guide).  Students may also apply to one of Shoreline’s manufacturer-specific training programs, or consider the Engineering AS-T2 transfer degree.

Certificate of Proficiency (45 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

GPA of 2.0 or better for entire program required.

Program Prerequisites:

CASAS test score of 220; ESL Level 5 or higher; Instructor interview; permission to register; valid driver’s license; proof of insurability, i.e., Dept. of Licensing driving record; some employers require drug testing.

3 Quarter Program Requirements

First Quarter:

Second Quarter:

Approval To Graduate

Student Name, SID and Date: ____________________________________________________

Faculty Advisor and Date: _______________________________________________________

Division Dean and Date: ________________________________________________________

Credential Approval and Date: ____________________________________________________

Program Advisor:

Amber Avery  206-546-4793 aavery@shoreline.edu Rm 2168

Program Information:

Length of Program: 45 Credits - 3 quarters
Completion Award: Certificate of Proficiency
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $63
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Website: http://www.shoreline.edu/programs/automotive/

Plan code: AUMAIC45

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