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Automotive Electrical

The emphasis of the Automotive Electrical Certificate is on vehicle electrical/electronic systems including their basic operation, function, and service. The systems include battery, starting, charging, body control, lighting, restraint systems, and on-board diagnostics.

This certificate is designed to prepare students and incumbent employees for entry-level positions at local automotive dealerships, independent repair facilities, national repair chains, fleets, and parts suppliers. The applicable courses are National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) compliant, meet the standards of National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), and integrate Mopar College Automotive Program (CAP) Local levels 0 and 1 online coursework. 

Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:
AUTO 10 Introduction To Automotive Technology 4
AUTO 11B Auto Electronics & Electrical Systems 4
AUTO 11C Advanced Automotive Electrical Systems 5
AUTO 21A Automotive Diagnosis ​And Troubleshooting 2
AUTO 43A Hybrid, Fuel-Cell & Electric Technology  3
AUTO 95A Automotive Technology Work Experience*   2
*For extenuating circumstances, as deemed by the automotive advisor, work experience may be fulfilled through a special shop project or an appropriate elective.