Advanced Automotive Service Technology: Honda PACT
Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College is dedicated to developing world-class technicians who can provide the professional customer service necessary to retain loyal Honda customers.
The Honda Professional Automotive Career Training (Honda PACT) Program entered into a cooperative agreement with Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College to address the need for highly trained Honda and Acura automotive technicians. The PACT Program was developed as a two-year training program leading to an Advanced Automotive Service Technology Certificate. The curriculum, supported by American Honda Co., Inc. includes academic study, laboratory application, and on the job work experience at Honda and Acura dealerships.
- 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in any K-12 program
- Occupational interest
- High School Diploma/GED from an Accredited High School
- Must meet Dealership Employability Standards
The entire program is 2400 hours and students must earn all OCPs, however, students can earn an OCP certificate upon completion of the following 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|
Minimum basic-skills grade levels required for awarding a Full Program Completion Certificate are 10th grade in Math, Reading, and Language on the TABE Test or passing two (2) ASE exams. Additional information can be provided by student services.
Students are expected to complete program competencies.
- Honda and Acura Dealerships
According to the 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for an Automotive Service Technician was $39,550 annually or $19.02 per hour.
Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Applicants must have a high school diploma from an accredited High School or its equivalent. To apply, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, at www.fafsa.gov. Questions pertaining to this matter should be directed to the Financial Aid Office.
- In-state residents – $2.56 per hour (Subject to change)
- Out of state resident – $10.25 per hour (Subject to change)
- $15.00 application fee per trimester
- Material fee – Varies by program
- Identification fee $5.00 per trimester
- Liability insurance fee – Varies by program
- Students must purchase books/kits and/or uniforms, if applicable
Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Program is also offered at Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College: 18180 SW 122nd Ave, Miami, FL 33177.