Automotive Electrical Certificate of Achievement

The emphasis of the Automotive Electrical Certificate is on vehicle electrical/electronic systems including their basic operation, function, and service. The systems include battery, starting, charging, body control, lighting, restraint systems, and on-board diagnostics.This certificate is designed to prepare students and incumbent employees for entry-level positions at local automotive dealerships, independent repair facilities, national repair chains, fleets, and parts suppliers. 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. 

Course Code Title Units
Required CoursesUnits
AUTO 010Introduction to Automotive Technology4
AUTO 011BAuto Electronics & Electrical Systems4
AUTO 011CAdvanced Automotive Electrical Systems4
AUTO 021AAutomotive Diagnosis & Troubleshooting2
AUTO 043AIntro to Hybrid, Electric & Fuel-Cell Vehicle Technology3
AUTO 095A (Maximum of 2 units may be used for 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.