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Automotive Diagnostics and Repair (CSC)

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CIP 47.0604
Degree: Career Studies Certificate
Program Code: 221-909-01
Program Length: 2 Semester
Minimum Credits: 29

Program Advisor
Anthony Blevins



Purpose:: The Career Studies Certificate in Automotive Diagnostics and Repair is in response to the non-conventional short-term program training needs for many adults in our service region to yield an awarding career.  The program will consist of a credit-based, fast track, short-term curriculum to prepare students for entry-level automotive diagnostic and repair technician positions.  The program will cover standard practices, basic operational procedures, safety, ignition and fuel systems, tune-up, mechanical and electrical diagnostics and repair, brake systems, and alignment, suspension and steering.  The students will also receive instruction in digital literacy. 

Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the College.

Program Requirements:  The project-based, experiential curriculum will provide coverage of automotive scanner diagnostics, mechanical & electrical torque, wheel service & alignment, rotor matching, battery starting and charging, precision measurement and multi-meter.   The students will work through real-world situations to implement solutions in an experiential learning environment.  Participants have the opportunity to earn various NC3 Snap-On and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) credentials in addition to the Career Studies Certificate in Automotive Diagnostics and Repair.

Semester Total

  • Lecture Hours: 11
  • Lab hours: 12
  • Course Credits: 17

Semester Total

  • Lecture Hours: 7
  • Lab hours: 13
  • Course Credits: 12

Total Minimum Credits: 29

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