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 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems provides individuals with the technical knowledge and skills needed by automotive technicians specializing in the area of HVAC systems. The curriculum within this certificate aligns with the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Automobile and Light Truck Certification A7 Test.
See program advisor for additional certificate offerings. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Automotive Service is also available.
Program Notes: This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. Students must earn a grade of C or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.
++ indicates any suffixed courses.
Program Prerequisites: None
ASE171 Automotive Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems (3) OR
ASE171AU Automotive Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems (3) 3
1. Demonstrate safe personal and workplace habits according to industry standards. (ASE171++)
2. Comply with federal, state and local regulations with respect to the handling, storage, recycling and disposal of hazardous and toxic materials. (ASE171++)
3. Locate and interpret appropriate service information. (ASE171++)
4. Apply industry relevant strategies to properly diagnose the root cause of customer reported concerns in automotive HVAC systems. (ASE171++)
5. Apply industry relevant procedures to properly repair automotive HVAC systems. (ASE171++)
6. Apply industry relevant procedures to properly service automotive HVAC systems. (ASE171++)
7. Prepare the vehicle for delivery to the customer according to industry standards. (ASE171++)
8. Use, maintain, and store automotive tools, equipment and workspace according to professional standards. (ASE171++)
9. Practice industry accepted ethical behavior. (ASE171++)
10. Demonstrate industry standard professionalism that includes dress, attendance, communication and customer service. (ASE171++)
11. Effectively communicate with diverse audiences orally, visually, and in writing. (ASE171++)
12. Demonstrate the ability to learn and adapt in an evolving technical environment. (ASE171++)
+ 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.