General Automotive Service Certificate of Achievement

The emphasis of the General Automotive Service Certificate is on vehicle general systems including their basic operation, function, service, and maintenance. The systems include electrical, braking, steering & suspension, engine management, and heating & air conditioning systems.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 012AAutomotive Suspension & Steering Systems4
AUTO 013AAutomotive Braking Systems4
AUTO 014AAutomotive Engine Management4
AUTO 018Automotive Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning4
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.