Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Honda PACT?
- SLCC, in agreement with American Honda Motor Company, has included the American Honda Professional Automotive Career Training ("PACT") into its Automotive Technology Degree program.
- Honda PACT is designed to allow students to receive additional training in the repair and maintenance of Honda and Acura automobiles.
- Honda PACT consists of technical training for automotive service professionals specializing in customer service.
- Students become Honda PACT students by completing AUTO 1010 and successfully passing a series of Honda-specific tests called Honda Express.
- What will I learn?
- Brakes, suspension, steering and alignment
- Electrical/electronic systems
- Engine performance/drivability
- Emission controls
- Heating and air-conditioning
- Automotive engines
- Transmission and drive train systems
- Diagnostics and review
As part of the program, students experience 'hands-on' training by performing automotive repairs for faculty, staff and students. The Miller Campus has its own auto parts center. Repairs are made according to the curriculum schedule.
- How long does it take?
- The AAS automotive technician degree is a four-semester program and requires a minimum of 70 credit hours.
- How much will it cost?
- Tuition and fees: $1,585 per semester
Books: $850 (approximately)
Tools & supplies: $2,000 (estimate)
Technicians are required to furnish their own hand tools. Employers furnish engine analyzers and specialized test equipment and tools for servicing service units such as automatic transmissions.
- Where is the program located?
- The Automotive and Related Technologies program as well as the Auto Parts Center is located on the Miller Campus in Sandy.
- Electrical and engine repair training is located in the Miller Free Enterprise Center.
- Engine performance, transmission, heating and air conditioning is located in the Miller Automotive Training Center.
- Auto Parts Center is located in the Miller Free Enterprise Center.