An Automotive Machinist program teaches a student to test, measure, machine and fit all repairable parts of a motor vehicle engine. Most graduates will also be able to completely disassemble an engine and rebuild it. The program will generally take 4 years to complete.
An Automotive Machinist graduate will be able to read blueprints and understand the basic layout of most motor vehicle engines. A graduate will also be well versed in Cooling Systems, Gasoline and Diesel Engines, Lubrication Systems, and fuel injection systems.