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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
  • Automotive Engines
  • Automotive Steering and Suspension
  • Automotive Systems
  • Basic Blueprint Reading
  • Connected, Automated and Intelligent Vehicles
  • Digital Electronics Basics
  • Electronic Technology
  • Embedded C Programming for Automotive Systems
  • Introduction to Program Design and Development
  • LabVIEW Basics
  • Principles of Networking
  • RCL Analysis
  • Vehicle Experimental Testing

Career Opportunities in Vehicle Engineering Technician

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology - Vehicle Engineering Technician, you will be qualified for the position of automotive engineering technician.

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

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