Automotive Alternative Fuels Certificate of Achievement

The emphasis of the Automotive Alternative Fuels Certificate is on key alternative vehicle systems including their basic operation, function, and service. The systems include engine management, emission controls, electronic/electronic controls, and on-board diagnostics related to alternate fueled vehicles.

This certificate is designed to prepare students and incumbent employees for entry-level positions at local automotive dealerships, independent repair facilities, national repair chains, and parts suppliers, as well as fleet services specializing in alternative fuels. The applicable courses are National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) compliant, meet the standards of National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), and integrate Mopar College Automotive Program (CAP) Local levels 0 and 1 online coursework. 

Required CoursesUnits
AUTO 010Introduction To Automotive Technology4
AUTO 011BAuto Electronics & Electrical Systems4
AUTO 040DCNG/LPG Diagnosis & Repair5.5
AUTO 043AHybrid, Fuel-Cell & Electric Technology3
AUTO 045AIntro To Alternative Fuel Vehicles2
AUTO 092ABiodiesel: Charctrstc, Use & Production2
AUTO 095AAutomotive Technology Work Experience 12

For extenuating circumstances, as deemed by the automotive advisor, work experience may be fulfilled through a special shop project or an appropriate elective.