Bakersfield College

Basic and Advanced Clean Air Car Course

Job Skills Certificate

This course prepares the student to take the California State Smog Test. It also helps prepare the student to take the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) A-6, A-8 and L-1 tests. All elements of this class are mandated by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Automotive Repair and are subject to periodic change and addition by that agency.

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Basic and Advanced Clean Air Car Course Job Skills Certificate.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 15 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

Program Learning Outcomes 
Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for employment.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial design and product development.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for transfer to a four-year university degree program or for certification in the department programs.

Total Units:15


Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Units
AUTO B15 Auto Tune-Up: Fuel Systems and Emission Controls 11.0
AUTO B61 Basic & Enhanced Area Clean Air Car Course 4.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.


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