Automotive Technology Repair Certificate

Automotive technicians generally begin their careers in service repair shops, with continually expanding industrial and service career advancement opportunities. Technicians work with experienced professionals and have frequent contact with the public. This field requires good mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity skills.

This certificate is specifically designed for students learning to become technicians who perform basic diagnostic and repair services in the automotive industry. These technicians perform the repair work being done in repair shops across the nation. Classes included will increase an individual’s technical knowledge of bumper-to-bumper maintenance, diagnostics and repairs in the critical areas of engine systems, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, engine performance, suspension & steering, brakes, electrical, and heating & air conditioning.

(Major Code 3060; State CIP Code 47.0604)

Automotive Technology

First Semester

AUTO 125Introduction to Automotive Shop Practices3
AUTO 129Brakes I*3
AUTO 131Brakes II*1
AUTO 156Electrical I*3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
Total Hours13

Second Semester

AUTO 150Steering and Suspension I*3
AUTO 151Alignment Practicum*1
AUTO 161Engine Performance I*3
AUTO 165Automotive Engine Repair*4
AUTO 166Electrical II*2
INDT 155Workplace Skills1
Total Hours14

Third Semester

AUTO 205Engine Performance II*3
AUTO 208Electrical III*3
AUTO 209Manual Drive Train and Axles*4
MATH 120Business Mathematics*3
Total Hours13

Fourth Semester

AUTO 201ASE Certification Review*1
AUTO 215Engine Performance III*3
AUTO 221Heating and Air Conditioning*4
AUTO 250Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles*4
Total Hours12

Total Program Hours: 52