The Advanced Automotive Repair Professional Proficiency Certificate is for automotive repair professionals who want to build their skills with specific tools or equipment, which will help students diagnose and repair more vehicles as well as improve their eligibility to move to a higher pay scale.
Advanced Automotive Repair Professional Proficiency Certificate
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the Advanced Automotive Repair Professional proficiency certificate, students will be able to:
- Use a scan tool to diagnose and repair vehicle fault codes
- Correct alignment angles on modern vehicles
- Diagnose and repair high-level vehicle concerns
- Troubleshoot electrical issues with digital multimeter and oscilloscope
- Use technical instruments to take readings and make repairs
Program Entry Requirements:
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. New students are normally required to take the College’s placement test at their time of entry. Students who are identified as needing developmental course work must satisfactorily complete the appropriate English and mathematics courses as part of the certificate when applicable.
Program of Study and Graduation Requirements:
Successful completion of the certificate requires a “C” grade or better in each of the courses listed.
|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|
Minimum Credits Needed to Graduate:
For More Information, Contact:
The Division of Business and Technology, Room B2-22, 1700 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130, Telephone (215) 751-8414; or the College Information Center (267) 299-5874.