Basic Automotive Repair

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Basic Automotive Repair prepares individuals to apply fundamental knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain automobiles. Instruction includes both the theoretical and practical aspects of automotive repair, service, and maintenance, and includes electrical systems, engine performance, and engine repair.


Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Basic Automotive Repair (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Fall 2024

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Demonstrate safe personal and workplace habits according to industry standards. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Comply with federal, state and local regulations with respect to the handling, storage, recycling and disposal of hazardous and toxic materials. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Locate and interpret appropriate service information. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Apply industry relevant strategies to properly diagnose the root cause of customer reported concerns in automotive systems. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Apply industry relevant procedures to properly repair automotive systems. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Apply industry relevant procedures to properly service automotive systems. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Prepare the vehicle for delivery to the customer according to industry standards. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Use, maintain, and store automotive tools, equipment and workspace according to professional standards. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Demonstrate industry standard professionalism that includes dress, attendance, communication and customer service. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Effectively communicate with diverse audiences orally, visually, and in writing. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and adapt in an evolving technical environment. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
  • Apply relevant knowledge, skills, and habits of mind to seek career opportunities in the field. (ASE100, ASE110, ASE160)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
ASE100Introduction to Automotive Service2
ASE110Engine Fundamentals4
ASE160Introduction to Automotive Electrical4

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