Bakersfield College


Automotive Management Certificate of Achievement

The Automotive Management Certificate signifies that the student has developed the knowledge and skills to seek entry level employment in the customer service areas found in automotive, agriculture and industrial applications. Students can implement the skills developed in the these courses in parts distribution, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), dealerships, independent repair shops, performance shops, construction companies, agriculture companies, government agencies, etc.

Students earning this certificate will be prepared to further pursue certification through ASE in the C1, P2, and P4 areas.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for employment in the automotive management industry.
  • demonstrate their ability to assess, evaluate and solve automotive management problems common to automotive, industrial, and agricultural industries.
  • demonstrate a thorough understanding of the core automotive management material required for transfer to a four year university or certification in the department programs.

Career Opportunities:

Automotive Technician, Automotive Service Writer, Automotive Service Manager.

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Automotive Management Certificate of Achievement.

Total Units: 12.5

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
AUTO B3 Fundamentals of Automotive Management and Services 4.0
AUTO B10 Automotive Safet .5
AUTO B11 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4.0 COMP B5 Introduction to Microsoft Office 3.0
STDV B1 Educational Planning 1.0