Nicolet College Auto program receives maximum national accreditation
Courtesy of Nicolet College
Nicolet College’s Automotive Technology program recently received another five years of accreditation – the maximum amount possible – from the national automotive education association charged with holding college programs across the country to high standards.
“This is excellent news for the Auto program and continues a long tradition of accreditation,” said Ken Duesing, Nicolet Auto Technology instructor. “It’s the industry seal of approval that verifies students are being taught the skills they need to begin their careers in the automotive field.”
The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) conducted a comprehensive evaluation of the Auto program and the college as a whole.
Evaluators looked at 11 different components that included quality of instruction, instructor qualifications, modern technology in the lab and lab cleanliness. College-wide parameters included student services, availability of financial aid and administration of the program, along with other factors.
Nicolet’s program met or exceeded all criteria, Duesing added.
Auto student Levi Haskins said he found it reassuring that the program received such a high level of accreditation.
“It tells me that I’m getting a high quality education and that Nicolet has all of the resources necessary for me to make it in the auto field,” Haskins said.
For more information about the program, visit nicoletcollege.edu and enter Automotive Technology in the search box or call the college at (715) 365-4493, 1-800-544-3039, ext. 4493; TTY 1-800-947-3529 or 711.