Automotive Tech: Hybrid & Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technician Certificate

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Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 2

Estimated Cost: $3,159.64

Prerequisites: Graduation from an ASE/NATEF certified program or two years industry experience with instructor’s permission. Must have approved safety glasses, coveralls, and high voltage gloves.

Admission Dates: Hybrid courses are taught summer quarter only. Quarterly admission to the Automotive Technician program.

History and evolution of hybrid, electric and alternate fuel vehicles will be covered as well as general safety precautions and procedures and required and recommended tools for servicing. This certificate is designed to give students the theory and hands-on experience needed to safely and confidently service this growing vehicle population.

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.

Program Requirements

Course # Course Name Credits
AUTH 105 Hybrid/Alternate Fuel Introduction & Safety 2
AUTH 110 Alternate Fuel Vehicle Systems 2
AUTH 115 Toyota Hybrid System Overview 2
AUTH 120 Toyota Prius Hybrid System 2
AUTH 125 Honda Hybrid System Overview 2
AUTH 130 Honda Civic IMA Hybrid System 2
AUTH 135 Ford Escape/Mercury Mariner Hybrid System Overview 2
AUTH 140 General Motors & Other Hybrid System Overview 2
AUTH 145 Advanced Lab & Final Exam 2
Students will take a minimum of 18 credits of automotive technician courses.   18
  Total Credits for Completion 36
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