Automotive Tech: Engine Repair & Engine Performance Technician Certificate

Home / Programs / Automotive Technician / Automotive Tech: Engine Repair & Engine Performance Technician Certificate

This ASE-certified program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as automotive technicians.

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 3

Estimated Cost: $6,153.86

Admission Dates: By instructor approval

Students participate in realistic training experiences that prepare them for pre-apprenticeship training and ASE certification.

Included in this program are academic courses in communication, quantitative reasoning, and social sciences that provide knowledge and abilities that enhance personal development and serve as a foundation for technical skills.

To receive a certificate or degree in an automotive program all courses must be completed with a 2.0 GPA or higher.

To remain in the program all students must have the required textbooks by the start of the third week of classes and must have the required tools by the start of the second quarter. Students must also successfully complete ENG 094 and MAT 091 by the end of the second quarter.

Program Length: This program is approximately three quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.


Program Requirements

Course # Course Name Credits
AUT 174** Engine Minor Mechanical Repair 6
AUT 175** Engine Major Mechanical Repair 7
AUT 178** Engine Mechanical Lab 3
AUT 203** Electrical Systems 11
AUT 209** Electronic Systems 7
AUT 217** Automotive Ignition Systems 7
AUT 223** Automotive Fuel Systems 7
AUT 236**CAP Automotive Emissions Systems 7
ENGL& 101 English Composition (or higher) or CMST& 200 5
MAT 105 Math for Industrial Professionals (or higher) 5
PSYC& 100DIV General Psychology (or other social science or humanities course) 5
  Total Credits for Completion 70


*Articulated courses with high schools for dual enrollment
*These courses must be taken in consecutive order

Apply Make a Gift Visit Employment Contact