Jan 15, 2021  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
    
College Catalog 2020-2021

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate


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Certificate of Completion: 36 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter; or with instructor permission

The Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Technician program is the entry point for both Automotive Technology programs. Students receive three quarters of NATEF/ASE training in a hands-on, live-work environment. Successful students should be able to pass ASE Certification exams in Maintenance and Light Repair, Brakes, Steering & Suspension, and Heating and Air Conditioning. Successful students may choose to advance to the Automotive Technology program for more advanced training in vehicle power trains and electronics.

Program Requirements


Below is the course sequence for students who enter in Fall Quarter. The course sequence for other entry points may vary. 

GPA Requirements


  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum grade for each course: 1.0

*Note: Clinical & Field-Based Experience courses require a Satisfactory (S) grade.

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