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General Automotive Technician Certificate of Achievement


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This program provides students with knowledge of all operating systems in the modern automobile. Ideal for the small business owner, independent shop, or the dealership career-oriented technician.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate skills for employment in the automotive industry.
  • Demonstrate auto industry specific skills.  
  • Demonstrate skills in automotive diagnosis, maintenance, and repair

REQUIRED COURSES:

Course ID Title Units
AUTO 100   Automotive Fundamentals 3
AUTO 101  * Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUTO 102  * Automotive Engine Performance-Electronics and Ignition 3
AUTO 103  * Automotive Engine Performance-Fuel and Emission Systems 3
AUTO 104A  * Automotive Engines 5
AUTO 104B  * Automotive Engines 5
AUTO 105  * Automotive PowerTrain 3
AUTO 106A  * Automotive Suspension and Alignment 3
AUTO 106B  * Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUTO 207  * Automotive Engineering Fundamentals 3
  Select from Restricted Electives .5-5

TOTAL UNITS FOR THE CERTICATE:


34.5-39

Restricted Electives  
AUTO 107  * Automatic Transmission 3
AUTO 108  * Automotive Air Conditioning 3
AUTO 109  * California B.A.R. Basic Area Clean Air Car Course 5
AUTO 200  Enhanced Area Clean Air Car Course 2
AUTO 201  * Advanced Automotive Electrical 3
AUTO 202  * Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis 3
AUTO 204A  * High Performance Engine Blueprinting - Rotating Assembly 3
AUTO 204B  * High Performance Engine Blueprinting - Cylinder Heads 3
AUTO 205  * Advanced Smog Update Training 0.5
AUTO 220  * Alternative Propulsion Systems 3
AUTO 226 * Automotive Service Consultant 2
AUTO 227  * Automotive Service Management 3
AUTO 228  * Advanced Vehicle Performance 1
AUTO 229  * Diesel Technology 3
AUTO 231  * Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle Technology 3
AUTO 232  * Diesel Systems Technology 3
AUTO 240  * Automotive Lab 3
CWE 180   † Co-Op-Ed Auto 1

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

CWE 180  * should be taken after completing at least 9 units of the General Automotive Technician Certificate program.

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