Automotive Service II Proficiency Certificate

Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow 6% from 2016 to 2026.
--Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017

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Our Automotive Service Proficiency Certificate is designed for individuals who are interested in entering the field of automotive technology with a basic set of core skills. You will learn how to diagnose and repair an automotive braking system, including anti-lock braking concerns; repair and align automotive steering and suspension systems using Hunter alignment equipment; and analyze an electrical fault using a wiring schematic and repair the electrical system.


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Automotive Engineering Technicians - est. salary $46,621
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles - est. salary $38,036
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers – est. salary $71,043*
Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation - est. salary $110,108*

**EMSI Data, 2019; Philadelphia County, PA; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Automotive Service II Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.
Course Number and Name Prerequisites Credits
FNMT 118 - Intermediate Algebra   3 credits
AT 221 - Advanced Automotive Electrical Systems AT 121 and
FNMT 118 (may be taken concurrently)
4 credits
AT 261 - Engine Performance & Diagnosis AT 221 (may be taken concurrently) and
FNMT 118 (may be taken concurrently)
4 credits
AT 131 - Automotive Manual Transmissions and Drivelines AT 100 (may be taken concurrently) 4 credits
AT 241 - Auto Transmissions and Transaxles AT 121 and
AT 131
4 credits

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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