Automotive Technology: Engine Repair Specialist Certificate Industrial & Trade Technology Total Units: 7.0

Term Effective: Fall 2018

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.

Previous Versions:

Automotive Technology: Engine Repair Specialist - effective Spring 2011
Automotive Technology: Engine Repair Specialist - effective Fall 1981


The Automotive Technology: Engine Repair Specialist Skills Certificate trains students in the theory, design, operation, troubleshooting and overhaul of internal combustion automobile engines and prepares students to pass the A1 ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Engine Repair certification exam.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

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

  1. Troubleshoot and overhaul an internal combustion automobile engine.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Automotive Technology: Engine Repair Specialist program are:

  • Complete 7.0 units from
    • Automotive Technology: Engine Repair Specialist Requirements

Automotive Technology: Engine Repair Specialist Requirements - complete 7.00 units
AUTO 151Automotive Engines7.00

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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