Advanced Automotive Service Technology: Honda PACT

Program Objective

Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College is dedicated to developing world-class technicians who can provide the professional customer service necessary to retain loyal Honda customers.

Program Content

The Honda Professional Automotive Career Training (Honda PACT) Program entered into a cooperative agreement with Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College to address the need for highly trained Honda and Acura automotive technicians. The PACT Program was developed as a two-year training program leading to an Advanced Automotive Service Technology Certificate. The curriculum, supported by American Honda Co., Inc. includes academic study, laboratory application, and on the job work experience at Honda or Acura dealerships.

Admission Requirements

  •  16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in any K-12 program
  • Occupational Interest
  • High School Diploma / GED from an Accredited High School
  • Create update profile information on Focus
  • Must meet Dealership Employability Standards
  • Meet with a counselor
  • No specific Information Technology requirement

Program Hours

  • Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Completion Requirements

The entire program is 2400 hours and students must earn all OCPs, however students can earn an OCP certificate upon completion of the following OCPs:





Automotive Maintenance Technician



Advanced Engine Repair Technician



Advanced Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Technician



Advanced Manual Drivetrain and Axle Technician



Advanced Automotive Suspension and Steering Technician



Advanced Automotive Brake System Technician



Advanced Automotive Electrical/Electronic System Technician



Advanced Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Technician



Advanced Automotive Engine Performance Technician


Minimum basic-skills grade levels required for awarding a Full Program
Completion Certificate are 10th grade in Math, Reading, and Language
on the TABE® test, or passing one (1) ASE Exam. Additional information
can be provided by student services.
Students are expected to complete program competencies.

Employment Opportunities

Honda or Acura Dealerships.

Employment Requirements

Completion of an Advanced Automotive Service Technology (Honda PACT) program at a Technical College. Industry certification (ASE).


The salary for automotive technicians at Honda & Acura dealerships will vary from dealership-to-dealership. However, the average wage for this career in Florida is $36.06 hourly or $75,000 annually.

Program Cost

  •  In-state residents – $2.56 per hour (Subject to change)
  • Out of state resident – $10.25 per hour (Subject to change)
  • $15.00 application fee per trimester
  • Material fee – Varies by program
  • Identification fee – $5.00 per trimester
  • Liability insurance fee – Varies by program
  • Students must purchase books/kits and/or uniforms, if applicable

Financial AID

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Applicants must have a high school diploma from an accredited High School, or its equivalent. To apply, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, at Questions pertaining to this matter should be directed to the Financial Aid Office.

 Alternate Location

Program is also offered at the Honda PACT Instructional Service Center at Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College 5780 NW 158 Street Miami, Lakes, Fl 33014


RMEC & TC adheres to a policy of non-discrimination and strives to provide equal opportunity to all potential students.