AUTOMOBILE TECHNICAL MAINTENANCE

Details of the Study Programme

Objective of the Study programme

Objective of the study programme “Automobile Technical Maintenance” is to prepare automobile technical maintenance specialists with analytical thinking who:

Have professional knowledge and understanding to solve the problems of land transport engineering study area, analyse engineering tasks and select proper methods for their solution, evaluate the impact of engineering solutions to society and environment, comply with professional ethics and engineering activity standards;

Have knowledge about the peculiarities of land transport elements, internal combustion engines, electrical and hybrid technologies, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, vehicles and their technical maintenance;

Are able to select engineering solutions and means as well as technological equipment, necessary for designing, organization, control and performance of vehicle and its units diagnostics, maintenance and repair technological process according to the defined requirements;

Are erudite persons, able to think creatively and critically, are able to maintain their professional competence throughout their lives.Objective of the Study programme.

Why is it worth to choose this Study Programme?

Programme is oriented towards practical activities, its curriculum is based on the real working environment needs necessary for engineering qualification.

Studies are implemented in concentrated and intensive way, practical skills are formed in modern laboratories.

Lecturers are the professionals of their field; each subject is taught by a lecturer who has specific knowledge of the field.

Possibility to acquire international experience under Erasmus + mobility program is provided.

Study programme specializations:

Car technical maintenance.

The aim of the specialization is to provide competence and skills required to organize car maintenance and repair, design technological processes and technical maintenance equipment, analyse the causes and regularities of the technical condition changes.

Cargo vehicle technical maintenance.

The aim of the specialization is to provide competence and skills required to organize cargo vehicle maintenance and repair, design technological processes and technical maintenance equipment, analyse the causes and regularities of the technical condition changes.

Sport car preparation and maintenance.

The aim of the specialization is to provide competence and skills required for sport cars and their units design, technical maintenance and diagnostics, and for technological design of sport car manufacturing and repair companies.

While studying practical skills will be formed in:

modern KTK Bosch training center, KTK Automobile service JSC “Tobis” wheel repair laboratory, modern “Volkswagen” automobile structure laboratory, KTK Racing Division team;  

transport and sport car preparation and maintenance companies with up-to-date technologies, such as Kaunas sport club “Juta Racing”.

International mobility possibilities

Students have a possibility to study according to Erasmus+ student mobility program in higher education institutions of Austria, Check Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Germany, Hungary, Malta, Portugal and Turkey, as well as to perform Erasmus+ training in foreign companies.

Career possibilities

Graduates who have completed a Bachelor's degree in Automotive Transport Engineering will be able to:

work in companies that perform repair and maintenance services for cars, cargo vehicles and sports cars, in their departments and other companies that require transport engineering engineers and technicians;

manage and organize activity for service station, vehicle inspection center, automotive transport company or department.

Access to further studies

Graduates have access to the second cycle studies (Master’s degree) at university.