2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 30, 2021  
2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Engine Performance Technician Certificate

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Program Description

The Automotive Engine Performance Technician certificate introduces students to the knowledge and skills required for entry-level engine performance technicians. Topics covered include theory, diagnosis, service, and repair of fuel systems, ignition systems, emission system, and electronic engine controls. This program is ideal students who enjoy working with the latest in automotive technology. (Program Length: 2 Semesters) Prerequisite: Students are encouraged to acquire a personal set of hand tools.

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the AutomotiveTechnology degree or diploma program.

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities include but are not limited to a drivability technician, engine performance technician specialist.

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Click here to review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Automotive Engine Performance diploma.


Essential Technical Courses (16 Credits)

Auto Electrical Course Option

(must complete 7 credits)

Auto Engine Performance Course Option

(must complete 7 credits)

Total Hours: 16

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