Major Appliance Technology

Columbus Technical College

The Major Appliance Technology program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the appliance servicing industry. The Major Appliance Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program of study adheres to the voluntary Skill Standard for Major Home Appliance Service Technicians developed by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) and prepares graduates to sit for the National Appliance Service Technician Certification (NASTEC) Examination. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of major appliance servicing. Graduates of the program receive a Major Appliance Technology diploma and are qualified as entry-level appliance service technicians.