Certificate in Automotive Engine Repair

Successful completion of this certificate provides the skills and training needed to earn an entry-level position at an automotive maintenance repair facility. Courses included in the certificate prepare students to pass the Automotive Service Excellence Maintenance Engine Repair (ASE A-1).

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Diagnose automotive engine operating system.
  • Diagnose and interpret machining specifications and determine corrective repair operations.
  • Diagnose, repair, and assemble engines to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specifications.
  • Interpret computer control diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).
  • Comply with all laws and regulations on the disposal of materials and waste products.

Class Requirements

CORE REQUIREMENTS: (20 HRS. MIN.)

ATEC 111L Introduction to Automotive (2)

ATEC 112L Engine Repair (4)

ATEC 116L Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems I (4)

ATEC 150L Automotive Computer System Management I (4)

BLDG 115 Trades Mathematics (3)

[or]

MATH 119 Applications of Mathematics for

Non-science Majors (3) or higher

ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric (3)

[or]

ENGL 119 Professional Communication (3)