This certificate prepares a student to be successful as an entry-level technician in vehicle electrical systems repairs.

This is a locally approved certificate. Upon satisfactory completion of the listed requirements and application for completion of the certificate to Admissions and Records, the student will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate program is not approved through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office; therefore, completion of the certificate will not be listed on the student’s transcript.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the basic electrical circuits and diagnose automotive electrical systems.
  • Apply the basic principles of physics as they work in the automotive industry.
  • Interpret and analyze automotive fuel, and ignition systems.
  • Utilize appropriate diagnostic equipment, documentation, and troubleshooting principles on various automotive systems.

Certificate Requirements

  • AUTO 1 Vehicle Electrical Systems 3
  • AUTO 11 Intro to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology 3
  • AUTO 20 Engine Performance 4
  • AUTO 21 Advanced Engine Performance 3
Total Units for Certificate: 13

For reference only as of 2019/2020

Degree Requirements and Courses

Learn more about certificate and degree requirements, course content, recommended sequence, and schedule.

Start Your Future at Shasta College

We are dedicated to helping you reach your educational and career goals. To begin your journey, apply for admissions today!