Automotive Systems Technology Certificate II

Automotive Systems
Program Code: C60160L7

Automotive Systems Technology Certificate II

The Automotive Systems Technology Certificate I program must be completed successfully before beginning this program.

Specific Requirements

Courses requiring a grade of "C" or better: AUT and TRN

Courses in this program

Course Code Course Credit Hours Link to course details

This course covers the introduction, theory of operation, and basic diagnostic procedures required to restore engine performance to today’s vehicles equipped with complex engine control systems. Topics include an overview of engine operation, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and systems, and emission control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the operation of and diagnose/repair basic ignition, fuel, and emission-related drivability problems using appropriate test equipment and service information.

This course utilizes service information and specialized test equipment to diagnose and repair power train control systems. Topics include computerized ignition, fuel and emission systems, related diagnostic tools and equipment, data communication networks, and service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform diagnosis and repair.

This course covers advanced transportation electronic systems including programmable logic controllers, on-board data networks, telematics, high voltage systems, navigation, collision avoidance systems, and electronic accessories. Topics include interpretation of wiring schematics, reprogramming PLC’s, diagnosing and testing data networks and other electronic concerns. Upon completion, students should be able to reprogram PLC’s, diagnose and test data networks and other electronic concerns, and work safely with high voltage systems.

This course covers principles of operation and types, diagnosis, service, and repair of brake systems. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic, vacuum boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock and parking brake systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive braking systems.

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic, vacuum-boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock parking brake systems and emergency brake systems technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive braking systems.

Total Credit Hours Required:
13

Curriculum is based on the 2021-22 catalog.

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