An ACC faculty member observes a Honda on display in an ACC Auto Tech area for the Honda PACT program

Honda PACT Institute

The Honda PACT (Professional Automotive Career Training) Institute offers state-of-the-art automotive technician training that will enable you to become a Honda- and Acura-certified technician.

Institute graduates have the opportunity to earn 10 Honda and Acura certifications and at least two certifications through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. As a certified technician, you’ll possess the skills and experience valued by Honda and Acura dealerships around the country and earn a competitive salary.

Why Honda PACT?

The Honda PACT Institute takes the guesswork out of the certification process and gives you a clear path to your goals. Simply enroll in the Institute’s predefined course plan, and you’ll be part of a group of students who progress together. You’ll benefit from a community learning environment and get individual support from experienced faculty mentors.

What the Honda PACT Offers

  • On-the-job experience at Honda and Acura dealerships
  • Specialized training on Honda and Acura automobiles
  • Training with special Honda and Acura tools and equipment
  • Job-based training
  • Leading industry standard certifications
  • Advanced career options within Honda/Acura dealerships after graduation

Location and Schedule

Honda PACT Institute classes are Riverside Campus. Courses are completed in the sequence below.

Fall semester AUMT 1405 Introduction to Automotive Technology
  AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems
  ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing
  POFT 1171 College to Career Success
 Spring semester AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems
AUMT 1416 Automotive Suspension and Steering
AUMT 2188 Automotive Internship
MATH 1332 College Mathematics (*May be co-required: NCBM 018 Developmental Math)
Summer semester AUMT 1445 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
AUMT 2188 Automotive Internship
Fall semester AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair
  AUMT 2417 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I
  AUMT 2188 Automotive Internship
  SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication
Spring semester AUMT 2437 Automotive Electronics
  AUMT 2413 Automotive Drive Train and Axles
  AUMT 2425 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
  AUMT 2188 Automotive Internship

Enrollment Steps

Complete the following steps to enroll in the Honda PACT Institute. Note: Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to an ACC institute.

  1. Complete the ACC application.
  2. Complete the online Honda PACT Institute Interest Form.
  3. Receive notification of your acceptance.
  4. Register for classes with Institute assistance
  5. Meet with your advisor at least once a month to review progress.

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