Advanced Automotive Service Technology (HONDA PACT)
This major includes advanced operating theories of automotive systems and components.
The Honda PACT program offers a variety of training that goes well beyond your typical automotive technology program. The training students receive is world class. Students receive specialized training on Honda & Acura automobiles, training with special Honda & Acura tools & equipment, on-the-job experience at Honda & Acura dealerships, and leading industry standard certifications. While in the Honda PACT program you will be required to complete an internship at a Honda or Acura dealership within your surrounding area. This invaluable experience will give you the opportunity to apply what you learned in the Honda PACT program to real life scenarios all while earning extra money. When you become a Honda PACT graduate, you will have classroom knowledge, hands-on training, have worked in a Honda or Acura dealership, and have earned highly respected credentials. That’s why Honda PACT graduates are in such high demand!
- Honda & Acura Technician
The Honda PACT (Professional Automotive Career Training) program offers state-of-the-art automotive technician training that will enable students to become Honda & Acura certified technicians. By becoming a Honda & Acura certified technician, graduates will be qualified to work at Honda & Acura dealerships around the country and earn a very competitive salary!
- Have a High School Diploma or GED
- Be motivated to step into a promising career field
- Have the ability to obtain a valid driver’s license
- Have the desire to learn new things
The salary for automotive technicians at Honda & Acura dealerships will vary from dealership-to-dealership. However, the average wage for this career in Florida is $36.06 hourly or $75,000 annually.
The entire program is 2400 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Automotive Maintenance Technician||400 Hours|
|OCP B||Advanced Engine Repair Technician||200 Hours|
|OCP C||Advanced Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician||200 Hours|
|OCP D||Advanced Manual Drivetrain and|
|OCP E||Advanced Automotive Suspension and Steering Technician||200 Hours|
|OCP F||Advanced Automotive Brake System Technician||200 Hours|
|OCP G||Advanced Automotive Electrical/Electronic System Technician||400 Hours|
|OCP H||Advanced Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician||200 Hours|
|OCP I||Advanced Automotive Engine||400 Hours|
|Total Hours: 2400|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Advanced Automotive Service Technology – HONDA PACT is available at the following school (s):
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College*||Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.|
*Register at Robert Morgan Technical College for the HONDA PACT off-campus training.
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics,
on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm .