Air Conditioning and Electrical Accessories

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Air Conditioning and Electrical Accessories should prepare students to enter the automotive air conditioning/electrical service areas of the industry. Modern laboratory facilities, fully equipped with the latest equipment, may provide students with excellent opportunities for pre-employment experience.


Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Air Conditioning and Electrical Accessories (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Fall 2018

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Solve electrical problems using Ohm's Law. (AUT103AA)
  • Demonstrate ability to read and understand electrical/vacuum diagrams and shop manuals. (AUT103AA)
  • Use safety precautions in servicing electrical and air conditioning systems. (AUT103AA, AUT107AD)
  • Demonstrate proper use of air conditioning test equipment. (AUT107AD)
  • Perform evacuation, charging, and leak detection and repair of the air conditioning system. (AUT107AD)
  • Diagnose electrical and air conditioning problems. (AUT103AA, AUT107AD)
  • Demonstrate proper use of electrical test equipment. (AUT103AA, AUT107AD)
  • Repair and/or replace electrical air conditioning components. (AUT103AA, AUT107AD)
  • Install an air conditioning system. (AUT107AD)
  • Explain the operating principles of the refrigeration and the automatic temperature control systems. (AUT215AA)
  • Diagnose and repair automotive electronic systems such as wiper circuits, digital dashes, body computers, anti-skid brakes, sensors and transducers. (AUT215AA)
  • Evaluate customer complaints and determine appropriate action to take to resolve complaints. (AUT130)
  • Demonstrate ability to quickly find information in standard service publications, flat rate manuals and parts books. (AUT130)
  • Apply shop safety procedures to specific automotive systems services. (AUT130)
  • Demonstrate ability to utilize industry specific vehicle interfaces for maintenance level repairs. (AUT130)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
AUT103AAAutomotive Electrical Systems6
AUT107ADAutomotive Air Conditioning4
AUT130Automotive Quick Service4
AUT215AAAutomotive and Electrical/Electronic Systems II4

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