Automotive Air Conditioning
Certificate of Achievement

The emphasis of the Automotive Air Conditioning Certificate is on vehicle heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, including their basic operation, function, service, and maintenance. The systems include heaters, air conditioners, manual controls, and computer controls. This certificate prepares 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 comply with National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), meet the standards of National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), and integrate Mopar College Automotive Program (CAP) Local levels 0 and 1 online coursework.

Semester 1

Course Code Title Units
AUTO 010 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4
AUTO 011B Auto Electronics & Electrical Systems 4
AUTO 045A Introduction to Alternative Fuel Vehicles 2
AUTO 093A Introduction to Light & Medium Duty Diesel Systems 2

Semester 2

Course Code Title Units
AUTO 018 Automotive Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning 4
AUTO 095A Automotive Technology Work Experience 2