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Automotive Technology: Tune-Up and Electronics Specialist Certificate Industrial & Trade Technology Total Units: 17

Term Effective: Spring 2006

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 2016


The Automotive Technology: Tune-Up and Electronics Specialist Skills Certificate prepares students to pass the A6 ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification exam and fulfills the Bureau of Automotive Repair education qualification to take the smog check examination.

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;
  2. repair automotive ignition, fuel and integrated electronic controls; and
  3. properly diagnose emission failures.

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

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.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Automotive Technology: Tune-Up and Electronics Specialist program are:

  • Complete 17 units from
    • Automotive Technology: Tune-Up and Electronics Specialist Requirements

Automotive Technology: Tune-Up and Electronics Specialist Requirements - complete 17.00 units
AUTO 52 Automotive Engine Performance and Pollution Control8.00
AUTO 56 Automotive Electrical System4.00
AUTO 108 Clean Air Car Course Basic & Enhanced5.00

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.


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

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