Spring Semester 2019 Catalog

Automotive Engine Performance Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered day and night at the Augusta and Waynesboro campuses

Entrance Dates: Spring/Fall: Augusta
Summer/Fall/Spring: Waynesboro
Length of Program: Two Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 16

Program Description: The Automotive Engine Performance Technician certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to enter the automotive repair industry as an entry level engine performance diagnosis and repair technician. Topics covered include: Shop safety, general service and maintenance, fuel, ignition and emissions system theory and operation, diagnosis and repair.

Employment Opportunities: Due to the complexity of today’s electronically controlled engine performance systems, highly trained entry level technicians are in high demand for service, diagnostics and repair. Opportunities range from employment in new car dealerships, independent and specialized heating and air conditioning repair facilities, and self-employment opportunities.

Gainful Employment

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 16 credits

AUTT 1010INTRO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

2

 

AUTT 1020ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

7

OR

AUTT 1021AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I

4

AND

AUTT 1022AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS II

3

 

AUTT 1040ENGINE PERFORMANCE

7

OR

AUTT 1041AUTO ENGINE PERFORMANCE I

3

AND

AUTT 1042AUTO ENGINE PERFORMANCE II

4