Advanced Automotive Repair Professional Proficiency Certificate

Build on Your Knowledge to Move Up

Acquire new skills in order to work on a greater variety of vehicles and become eligible for higher paying positions. You learn how to diagnose and repair vehicle fault codes, address complex vehicle concerns, and use instruments to take readings and make repairs. Courses cover several topics, including scan tool use, on-car brake lathe use, alignments and advance drivers assistance systems.

This program is open to all students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in relevant automotive technology programs and will be located in our state-of-the-art facilities at the Career and Advanced Technology Center (CATC).

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Automotive Engineering Technicians – est. salary $48,092
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics - est. salary $43,092
General Maintenance and Repair Workers - est. salary $47,486

**EMSI Data, 2022; The greater Philadelphia region; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Advanced Automotive Repair Professional Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.
Course Number and Name Prerequisites Credits
AT 101 - Battery/Charging Diagnosis   1.5 credits
AT 102 - Torque   1.5 credits
AT 103 - Scan Tool Use   1.5 credits
AT 104 - Precision Measurement   1.5 credits
AT 105 - Digital Multimeter   1.5 credits
AT 106 - On-Car Brake Lathe Use   1.5 credits
AT 107 - Alignments   1.5 credits
AT 108 - AC Refrigerant Diagnosis   1.5 credits
AT 109 - Digital Oscilloscope   1.5 credits
AT 110 - Vehicle Information   1.5 credits
AT 112 - Noise, Vibration and Harness   1.5 credits
AT 113 - Advance Drivers Assistance Systems   1.5 credits

Before enrolling in any course in the Advanced Automotive Repair Professional proficiency certificate, students must submit proof of current state vehicle safety or emissions license or ASE certification.

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