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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.

A minimum of 31 total credits chosen from the following categories:

Program Requirements19 Units (Credits)

AUTO 101Introduction to General Mechanics3
AUTO 115Auto Electricity & Electronics I4
AUTO 145Automotive Brakes4
AUTO 155Steering & Suspension4
AUTO 225Engine Performance I/Fuel & Ignition4

General Education Requirements12 Units (Credits)

English/Communications Requirements
Must include a writing course
Human Relations Requirement
Recommended: BUS 110
Mathematics Requirement3
General Electives2


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