Cedar Valley College

Kevin Speaks is a 1991 graduate of Cedar Valley College's Automotive Technology program. He has 30 years of experience at Fiat Chrysler and General Motors Dealerships. Mr. Speaks started teaching at Cedar Valley College as an adjunct in 2011 and was hired full-time in 2015 teaching Heavy Duty Trucks and Automotive courses. He is the campus administrator for the MOPAR CAP Local Program.

ASE Certifications

Master Automotive Technician

  • A1 Engine Repair
  • A2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles
  • A4 Suspension and Steering
  • A5 Brakes
  • A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • A7 Heating and Air Conditioning
  • A8 Engine Performance
  • A9 Light Vehicle Diesel Engines
  • G1 Auto Maintenance and Light Repair
  • L1 Automobile Advanced Engine Performance
  • L2 Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis
  • T1 Gasoline Engines
  • T2 Diesel Engines
  • T3 Drive Train
  • T4 Brakes
  • T5 Suspension and Steering
  • T6 Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • T7 Heating, Ventilation, and A/C
  • T8 Preventive Maintenance and Inspection


Manufacturer Certifications

  • General Motors World Class Technician 2015 to Present
  • Chrysler Master Technician 1991 through 2010


Professional Development

  • Automotive/Diesel Advisory Committee Member
  • Snap-On Certified Trainer
  • Precision Measuring Instruments
  • Advanced Measuring Instruments
  • Mechanical and Electronic Torque
  • Batteries, Starting, and Charging System Diagnostics
  • 525 Multimeter Certification
  • Snap-On Pro-Link iQ Ultra
  • Repair Connect-Diesel iQ Ultra Integration
  • MOPAR CAP Local Trainer
  • NC3 National Signing Day Committee
  • PBI Grant Advisory Board Member
  • Ford Smart Charge System