CERT - Occupational Certificate
Successful completion of the required courses for this certificate signifies to potential or current employers that the student has completed the steps necessary in obtaining an entry level position as a general or specialized technician.
Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge in automotive power trains that will prepare them to obtain an entry-level position within the field.
- Demonstrate an understanding of and be able to address automotive engine, transmission and electrical system issues with the use of advanced technological simulators and live vehicles.
- Demonstrate effective written communication.
- Analyze automotive applications and determine the needed materials and equipment necessary to perform tasks related to automotive engines, manual transmissions, and electrical systems.
- Perform entry-level diagnosis and repair of automobiles as it pertains to automotive engines, manuals transmissions and electrical systems.
- Maintain and present the required NATEF (National Automotive Technician Education Foundation) competency task list indicating completion of the required labs as it relates to automotive engines, manual transmissions, and electrical systems.
Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements
The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program. For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes.
First Semester: Fall
|AUT 101||Theory of Engine Operation||4||Major Requirement|
|AUT 133||Automotive Power Trains||3||Major Requirement|
Second Semester: Spring
|AUT 200||Automotive Electrical Systems||6||Major Requirement|