Programs

Automotive Engine Performance Technician (Certificate)

Program Description

The Automotive Engine Performance Technician certificate program introduces students to the knowledge and skills they will need as entry-level automotive engine performance technicians. Topics covered include: shop safety, electrical/electronic diagnosis, and diagnosis and service of fuel, ignition, emission, and electronic engine controls.

Program Details

  • Location: Flint River and Griffin Campuses
  • Major Code: AE51
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 16

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Additional Costs

Approximate additional costs other than tuition, fees, and textbooks

  • Tools (suggested/not required) $500 and up
  • Equipment/supplies (suggested/not required) $70 and up

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits

First Term
AUTT 1010—Automotive Technology Introduction 2
AUTT 1020—Automotive Electrical Systems 7
Second Term
AUTT 1040—Automotive Engine Performance 7

Program Advisor
Monte McCraw
Instructor
mccraw@sctech.edu
770-228-7378
Griffin Campus

Wade Finch
Instructor
wfinch@sctech.edu
770-228-7378
Griffin Campus

Allen McChargue
Instructor
amcchargue@sctech.edu
706-646-6149
Flint River Campus

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
@sctech.edu
770-229-3048
Griffin Campus
Room 107

Bridgette Worst
Career Advisor
bridgette.worst@sctech.edu
770-412-5706
Flint Campus
Room 250A