Automotive Technology


National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF),CAPS Local program and offers more than 19 NC3 certifications to both our students and the public through continuing education. 
Metropolitan Community College was the first college in the state of Nebraska to offer NC3 certifications. We are proud to announce we finished in the top 10 schools in the nation for certifications issued in 2015 and finished second in the world in 2017! Check in at to find out more and follow us on how we are doing this year.  We are also proud to announce our partnership with MOPAR CAPS Local made possible with the NC3 partnership.

NATEF - Improving Programs Through Accreditation


who we are

MCC's Automotive Technology program focuses on preparing students for careers in the automotive field, and works closely with regional and national industry to encourage growth and training in preparation for real-world work environments. Our program utilizes the most current and modern technology and testing equipment to enhance the training offered, and required, by today's automotive industry.

So if you are ready to be part of a growing industry and are seeking a career that will utilize the degree you will earn, with above average starting pay for graduates, then we invite you to challenge yourself with our program.

For more information, contact Al Cox at 531-MCC-4691.

Program Faculty

Alan Cox, Department Coordinator, 531-MCC-4691
Dave Donham 531-MCC-4692
Bob Gentleman 531-MCC-4088
Richard Swierczek 531-MCC-4693


For additional information on class enrollments, contact Al Cox.

No application required, just sign up. Sign up for AUTT 1010, AUTT 1210, AUTT 1220 and AUTT 1310 when enrolling. A valid driver's license is required and will be checked the first night of class. You can not pass the entry level class without a valid driver's license. 


For more information, contact Student Services on any campus. See the student handbook below for program specifics.

Small Engine Class

Interested in learning more about small engine repair courses offered at MCC? Please contact Scott Broady.


If you would like to inquire about a getting your vehicle's mechanical systems repaired by our students, contact Al Cox or 531-MCC-4691. Be sure to include as much detail as you can about the vehicle along with any written estimates from a professional. This helps us determine which class may be the best equipped to meet your needs. If you are a current MCC student or staff member, please use OrgSync to inquire about repairs. 

For paint, body or collision repair, go to the Collision department. 

Note: We are a learning facility, not a repair shop. Repairs often take a long time to complete. Sometimes repairs can take several weeks, and in some cases, several months. Warranties are limited to parts only. Please ask for details.

For more information, visit: 
Occupational Outlook
‚ÄčAutomotive Technology resource page

Credit Classes and Registration


The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "Prepares students for Gainful Employment in a recognized occupation." The following are Gainful Employment program(s), meaning they are certificate program(s) that are intended to lead directly to employment.  We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

Automotive Technician Assistant (AUTCC) - Career Certificate
Automotive Under-Vehicle Specialist (AUVCC) - Career Certificate
Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Technician (AUMCA) - Certificate of Achievement