Automotive Technology: Electric and Electronic Systems Specialist Certificate Industrial & Trade Technology Total Units: 4.0

Term Effective: Fall 2008

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2015


The Automotive Technology: Electric and Electronic Systems Specialist Skills Certificate covers the fundamentals of automotive electrical and electronic systems including service and repair of starting, charging, and other chassis electrical systems. Students are introduced to computer controlled systems.

This certificate prepares students to pass the A6 ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification exam.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:

  1. Utilize different types of electrical diagnostic test equipment.

Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program can view the recommended course sequence

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Automotive Technology: Electric and Electronic Systems Specialist program are:

  • Complete 4.0 units from
    • Automotive Technology: Electric and Electronics Systems Specialist Requirements

Automotive Technology: Electric and Electronics Systems Specialist Requirements - complete 4.00 units
AUTO 56Automotive Electrical System4.00

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.


The Certificate is awarded upon completion of the course with a grade of "C" or better.

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