Automotive Technician

Certificate of Proficiency
Advisor: Lloyd Adams

The Automotive Technician certificate program is designed to provide in one year much of the basic automotive skills training needed to be productive in an automotive service facility. Additionally, this certificate will help prepare the student for ASE certification tests.

Curriculum Requirements
Core Automotive Curriculum Requirements
Select at least 10 credits from the following courses:
AUT 101
Introduction to Automotive Technology OR
AUT 180
Automotive Service Techniques
2 to 4 credits
AUT 105
Automotive Electrical Fundamentals
2 credits
AUT 106
Internal Combustion Engines
4 credits
AUT 107
Automotive Electrical Systems and Equipment
2 credits
AUT 110
Fuel and Emission Systems
2 to 3 credits
AUT 132
Automotive Brake Systems
2 credits
AUT 220
Automotive Electronics and Computerized Vehicle Controls OR
AUT 260
Vehicle Performance and Diagnosis
2 to 3 credits
AUT 280
Advanced Shop
4 credits
Curriculum Related Requirements

Select at least 6 to 7 credits from the following courses:

AUT 120
Manual Transmission and Drive Train
3 credits
AUT 131
Steering and Suspension Systems
3 credits
AUT 230
Automatic Transmissions
4 credits
AUT 266
Vehicle Heating and Air Conditioning
3 credits
Select from the following additional courses to complete a minimum of 30 credits.
AMT 101
Fundamentals of Machining
2 credits
AMT 104
Machining and Fabrication
3 credits
AMT 110
Introduction to Fab Lab Technology
2 credits
AUT 297
Workshop OR
AUT 299
Independent Study
1 to 3 credits
CMP 101
Introduction to Computers OR
CMP 103
Introduction to Computer Based Systems
3 credits
COE 101
Job Seeking Strategies OR
COE 111
Cooperative Education I (Occupational)
1 to 3 credits
CSL 115
Community Outreach Through Service Learning
1 to 2 credits
WLD 101
Welding OR
WLD 108
Welding and Metal Fabrication
3 credits
WLD 201
Repair Welding and Fabrication
3 credits
WLD 260
Flux Cored Arc and Gas Metal Arc Welding
3 credits
Total Minimum Certificate Requirements - 30 credits

In order to obtain this certificate you must:
• Complete each required course above with a grade of “C” or better.
• File a petition for certificate through your Gila Hank Online account.
• Remove any indebtedness to the College.
• Complete at least 15 certificate credits at Eastern Arizona College.