Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5478
First Term: 2014 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 18
CIP Code: 47.0604

Occupational Area: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Instructional Council: Automotive/Diesel-Heavy Equipment Technology (18)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 49-3023.01

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Engine Performance and Diagnosis program provides students the opportunity to learn the theory and practical skills necessary to service automotive vehicles. This CCL will introduce students to the theory, diagnosis, and repair of Engine Performance systems in vehicles. Courses in the CCL may include lecture and lab components to provide suitable classroom related material/theory, combined with hands-on learning experiences. Courses in the CCL are National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) accredited and aligned with the professional certification standards from National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). This alignment can help prepare for ASE professional certification exams. Courses in this CCL are designed to help students gain insight into specific aspects of the automotive service industry. The courses contained in the CCL can be combined with courses in other CCLs and be directly applied to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Automotive Performance Technology.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
APT101 Automotive Service Operations 2
APT161 Auto Electrical/Electronic Systems I 4
APT181 Engine Performance and Diagnosis I 6
+APT282 Engine Performance and Diagnosis II 6
Credits: 18

Program Competencies
1. Explain the functions and practices of an automotive business so as to be an effective employee. (APT101)
2. Diagnose, test, service, and repair electrical and electronic systems and devices. (APT161)
3. Practice automotive service techniques that are environmentally sound. (APT101, APT181, APT282)
4. Work and dress in a professionally safe manner. (APT101, APT181, APT282)
5. Diagnose, test, service, and repair fuel systems. (APT181, APT282)
6. Diagnose, test, service, and repair emission systems. (APT181, APT282)
7. Diagnose, test, service, and repair ignition systems. (APT181, APT282)
8. Diagnose, test, service, and repair engine mechanical malfunctions. (APT181, APT282)
9. Organize procedures necessary for completing all tasks related to diagnosis, testing, service, and repair of automotive systems. (APT101, APT181, APT282)
10. Solve problems in completing laboratory tasks. (APT101, APT181, APT28)
11. Explain the theory of how automotive components and devices function. (APT101, APT181, APT282)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2013

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.