2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

Automotive Master Technician Certificate

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Completion of this certificate program will prepare students for the National Automotive Service Excellence Certification examinations to become a Certified Master Automobile Technician and a Certified Engine Machinist. In addition, students will develop troubleshooting and analysis skills that will increase their diagnostic and repair abilities. Applied computer skills and information distribution within repair facilities are incorporated in this certificate.

Accreditation: This program is accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASE).

Credit Hours Required: 46-47

Note: National Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification is essential to individuals preparing for positions in the automotive industry. ASE certification requires hands-on working experience as well as completion of written examinations. Two years of post high school educational training, such as that offered in the automotive certificate and degree programs at Yavapai College, may be substituted for up to one year of the hands on work experience requirement of the ASE certification.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Automotive Master Technician Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the parts and rebuild a basic engine and a modified performance engine.
  2. Explain and diagnose electrical circuits, electrical components, and computer related problems.
  3. Rebuild an automatic transmission and transaxle manual transmission, and transaxle driveline and differential.
  4. Replace steering and suspension components and align a front-end.
  5. Diagnose and repair automotive air conditioning and heating systems.
  6. Tune up, adjust and diagnose an internal combustion engine system.
  7. Diagnose, remove, and replace an entire automotive brake system including ABS and traction control system.