Bakersfield College


Auto Tune-Up and Emission* Certificate of Achievement

This program develops student’s knowledge and skills in the areas of automotive and light truck tune-up and emission control systems. Program includes instruction in theory of ignition, fuel, and computer control systems as well as emission test procedures and complete diagnostic and repair procedures.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for industrial 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.

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 Auto Tune-Up and Emissions Systems Certificate of Achievement.

* NOTE: This Certificate of Achievement is being replaced. Consult with department for more information.

Total Units: 26

Required Courses

Course # Title Units
AUTO B14 Auto Tune-Up: Electrical/Ignition/Accessories 11.0
AUTO B15 Auto Tune-Up:Fuel Systems and Emission Control 11.0
INDT B10 Occupational Readiness (or equivalent) 3.0

Electives — for a total of at least 26 units

Course # Title Units
AUTO B59 Automotive Air Conditioning 4.0
AUTO B64 Automotive Electricity and Electronics 4.0
AUTO B61 Basic & Enhanced Area Clean Air Car Course 4.0
AUTO B75A Introduction to Engine Overhaul 3.0
AUTO B2A Engine Repair & Machining 9.0
ELET B1 Basic Electronics (DC and AC) 4.0
ENGL B50 Introduction to College Composition 4.0
INDT B275 Special Problems in 2.0
  Automotive Technology 2.0