Automotive Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) Technician - Level 1

Short-term Certificate - 33 credits

This program trains students to be the key troubleshooter in figuring out a vehicles driveability problems. Students learn to identify everything from powertrain malfunctions to ignition failures and other engine-related problems using state-of-the-art computer diagnostic equipment, as well as the best way to fix the problem for the client. COCCs Engine Performance Technician program applies toward ASE certification in (A6) Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems and (A8) Automotive Engine Performance. The student will be introduced to hybrid (HEV) and electric (EV) vehicles to study and apply skills on diagnosing systems on an array of vehicles with electric drive systems.

Certificate requirements

  • AUT 101 Basic Electricity for Automotive - 2
  • AUT 102 Automotive Electric I - 4
  • AUT 103 Automotive Electric II - 2
  • AUT 104 Automotive Electric III - 2
  • AUT 105 Diesel Performance I - 2
  • AUT 106 Automotive Program Orientation - 1
  • AUT 107 Mechanical Systems I - 3
  • AUT 109 Mechanical Systems II - 1
  • AUT 110 Small Gas Engines - 3
  • AUT 111 Computerized Engine Controls - 5
  • AUT 205 Engine Performance I - 2
  • AUT 206 Engine Performance II - 2
  • AUT 280 Hybrid Electric Vehicle I (HEV) - 4

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