Automotive Service II Proficiency Certificate


The Automotive Service II Proficiency Certificate is designed for individuals who are interested in building upon their previously gained Automotive Service I Proficiency Certificate. Students who complete the Automotive Service II Proficiency Certificate will be prepared to obtain advanced technical employment in a small shop, dealership, or chain-based repair facility. When completed, the courses may be applied towards the Automotive Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Automotive Service II Proficiency Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Diagnose advanced electronic circuits used in many automotive systems.
  • Repair engine performance related faults such as fuel injection and ignition system failures.
  • Analyze, disassemble, diagnose and reassemble automatic transmissions and transaxles.
  • Analyze, disassemble, diagnose and reassemble manual transmissions and transaxles.

Program Entry Requirements:

Students must have completed the Automotive Service I Proficiency Certificate in order to enroll in the Automotive Service II Proficiency Certificate.

Program of Study and Graduation Requirements:

Successful completion of the program requires a “C” grade or better in each of the courses listed.

Course Sequence:

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

Minimum Credits Needed to Graduate:


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.

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.

Gainful Employment:

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