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Vehicle Engineering Technician

Macomb’s Vehicle Engineering Technician program addresses a growing need in the automotive industry for technicians who possess a combination of electrical, mechanical and computer software skills to work on the development of electric and automated/connected vehicles. In the program, you will learn how to read and interpret schematics, work specifications, drawing and charts. You will also become skilled in using a variety of equipment to assist engineers in developing, modifying and testing new products and experimental prototypes in engineering laboratories and test development facilities.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Vehicle Engineering Technician

  1. One of few training programs like it in southeastern Michigan
  2. Developed by Macomb’s Center for Advanced Automotive Technology
  3. Learn by doing, in state-of-the-art labs

Vehicle Engineering Technician Courses at Macomb

  • Automotive Cybersecurity
  • Automotive Electrical 1 & 3
  • Automotive Systems
  • Connected, Automated and Intelligent Vehicles
  • Digital Electronics Basics
  • Electronic Technology 1 & 2
  • Embedded C Programming for Automotive Systems
  • Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles
  • Introduction to Program Design and Development
  • LabVIEW Basics
  • Principles of Networking
  • RCL Analysis
  • Vehicle Experimental Testing

Career Opportunities in Vehicle Engineering Technician

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

Credits earned in Macomb’s Automotive Technology – Vehicle Engineering Technician program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and may be applied to a bachelor’s degree program.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Vehicle Engineering Technician program?

For more information on the Automotive Technology – Vehicle Engineering Technician program at Macomb, contact Sharlene Kroneck, academic advisor, at 586.445.7993 or or call Counseling and Academic Advising at 586.445.7999, option 2.

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