Automotive Electrical Technician (Basic) - Career Pathway Certificate of Completion (CPCC)
The Automotive Electrical Technician (Basic) Career Pathway Certificate of Completion prepares students in the electrical technician coursework establishing skill in charging systems, starting systems, voltage drops, electrical troubleshooting, lighting, gauges, accessories, battery load testing, and repairs. This coursework prepares students for the ASE certification in (A6) Electrical/Electronic Systems and (G1) Maintenance and Light Repair.
- Demonstrate appropriate basic technical knowledge and practical skills necessary for employment in Automotive Technology from previous basic skills courses.
- Apply Kirchhoff’s Law and Ohm’s Law on the study of schematics and vehicle diagnosis and repair.
- Diagnose and repair starting and charging systems.
- Analyze battery state-of-charge in the vehicle system diagnostic routine.
- Study auxiliary systems and perform course pack exercises to validate.
Academic Entrance Requirements
High school diploma or GED.
Additional Program Costs (beyond standard tuition/fees and textbooks)
Materials (coveralls, safety glasses, work jacket, safety shoes, t-shirts): $200
ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification – up to $450 total for all eight areas of testing
Cost of tools: $1,500 to $2,500 depending on the source
|AUT 101||Basic Electricity-Automotive||2|
|AUT 102||Automotive Electric I||5|
|AUT 106||Automotive Program Orientation||1|
|AUT 107||Mechanical Systems I||3|
|AUT 110||Small Gas Engines||3|
|AUT 115||College Success for Auto Tech||2|
Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.
All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.