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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5942N
First Term: 2019 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 8
CIP Code: 47.0604

Instructional Council: Automotive/Diesel-Heavy Equipment Technology (18)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
49-2096.00 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
49-3023.00 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
49-3023.01 Automotive Master Mechanics
49-3023.02 Automotive Specialty Technicians


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Automotive Engine Performance provides individuals with the technical knowledge and skills needed by automotive technicians specializing in the area of engine performance. The curriculum within this certificate aligns with the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Automobile and Light Truck Certification A8 Test.

See program advisor for additional certificate offerings. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Automotive Service is also available.


Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate safe personal and workplace habits according to industry standards. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
2. Comply with federal, state and local regulations with respect to the handling, storage, recycling and disposal of hazardous and toxic materials. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
3. Locate and interpret appropriate service information. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
4. Apply industry relevant strategies to properly diagnose the root cause of customer reported concerns in automotive engine performance and control systems. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
5. Apply industry relevant procedures to properly repair emission, combustion and engine computer control systems in automobiles. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
6. Apply industry relevant procedures to properly service properly service fuel, combustion, and associated systems affecting automobile performance. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
7. Prepare the vehicle for delivery to the customer according to industry standards. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
8. Use, maintain, and store automotive tools, equipment and workspace according to professional standards. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
9. Practice industry accepted ethical behavior. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++).
10. Demonstrate industry standard professionalism that includes dress, attendance, communication and customer service. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
11. Effectively communicate with diverse audiences orally, visually, and in writing. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
12. Demonstrate the ability to learn and adapt in an evolving technical environment. (ASE181++, ASE182++, ASE281++, ASE282++)
Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.
++ indicates any suffixed courses.


Required Courses
ASE181 Introduction to Engine Performance (2) OR
ASE181AU Introduction to Engine Performance (2) 2

+ ASE182 Theory and Fundamentals of Automotive Fuel/Air and Ignition Systems (2) OR
+ ASE182AU Theory and Fundamentals of Automotive Fuel/Air and Ignition Systems (2) 2

+ ASE281 Computerized Automotive Engine Control Systems (2) OR
+ ASE281AU Computerized Automotive Engine Control Systems (2) 2

+ ASE282 Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis (2) OR
+ ASE282AU Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis (2) 2

Credits: 8

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 26, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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