Automotive Engine Performance Technician (AE51) Technical Certificate of Credit
The Automotive Engine Performance Technician Certificate program introduces students to the knowledge and skills they will need as entry-level automotive engine performance technicians. Topics covered include shop safety, electrical/electronics diagnosis, and diagnosis and service of fuel, ignition, emission, and electronic engine controls.
The standard curriculum for the Automotive Engine Performance Technician Certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program in any semester term in which any of the three (3) required courses are offered. The program may be completed in as little as two (2) semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 16 credit hours.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
Costs are estimates and are subject to change.
- Tuition/Fees: $1,848
- Books/Supplies: $500
|Occupational Courses (16 hours)||16|
|AUTT 1010Intro to Automotive Technology
(Prerequisite: Provisional Admission) Introduces basic concepts and practices necessary for safe and effective automotive shop operations. Topics include: safety procedures; legal/ethical responsibilities; general service; hand tools; shop organization, management, and work flow systems. A $25 fee is associated with this course due to the cost of fluids.
|AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems
(Prerequisite: None) (Co-requisites: AUTT 1010) Introduces automotive electricity, emphasizes the basic principles, diagnosis, and service/repair of batteries, starting systems, starting system components, alternators and regulators, lighting system, gauges, horn, wiper/washer, and accessories. A $25 fee is associated with this course due to the cost of electrical components.
|AUTT 1040Automotive Engine Performance
(Prerequisite: AUTT 1020) Introduces basic engine performance systems which support and control four-stroke gasoline engine operations and reduce emissions. Topics include: general engine diagnosis, computerized engine controls and diagnosis, ignition system diagnosis and repair, fuel and air induction, exhaust systems, emission control systems diagnosis and repair, and other related engine service.
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