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Certificate of Achievement: 2017–2018 Catalog Year

Automotive Mechanics

Certificate of Achievement

Automotive Technology National Certification: Following an extensive examination of its courses,instructors and facilities, Western has earned a certification from the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
Student Learning Outcomes: The Automotive Certificate of Achievement offers students an opportunity to acquire the necessary skills and technical theory for a successful career as an automotive mechanic. Individuals already employed in the automotive mechanics field will be able to upgrade their knowledge.

Total Requirements: 31 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements 19 Units (Credits)
AUTO 101 Introduction to General Mechanics 3
AUTO 115 Auto Electricity & Electronics I 4
AUTO 145 Automotive Brakes 4
AUTO 155 Steering & Suspension 4
AUTO 225 Engine Performance I/Fuel & Ignition 4
General Education Requirements 12 Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirements
Must include a writing course
Human Relations Requirement
Recommended: BUS 110
Mathematics Requirement 3
General Electives 2
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Certificate of Achievement can be found on the Certificate of Achievement page.

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