Bakersfield College


Auto Engine Overhaul* Certificate of Achievement

This program develops student’s knowledge and skills in the areas of automotive and light truck engine overhaul and machining procedures. Program includes instruction in theory of operation, 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.

Career Opportunities:

Automotive Technician, Steering Technician.

* NOTE: This Certificate of Achievement is being replaced by: “Engine Overhaul and Repair.” (page 96) Consult with department for more information.

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 Engine Overhaul Certificate of Achievement.

Total Units: 23-24

Required Courses — Day Students

Course # Title Units
AUTO B2A Engine Repair & Machining 9.0
AUTO B2B Advanced Engine Repair & Machining 9.0
INDT B10 Occupational Readiness (or equivalent) 3.0

Required Courses — Night Students

Course # Title Units
AUTO B75A Introduction to Engine Overhaul 3.0
AUTO B75B Engine Repair Techniques 3.0
AUTO B75C Advanced Engine Overhaul 3.0
AUTO B75D Advanced Engine Machining 3.0
INDT B10 ccupational Readiness 3.0 (or equival nt)

Electives — for a total of at least 23 units

Course # Title Units
AUTO B1A Introduction to Automotive Technology 4.0
AUTO B14 Auto Tune-Up: Electrical/Ignition/Accessories 11.0
AUTO B15 Auto Tune-Up:Fuel Systems and Emission Control 11.0
AUTO B64 Automotive Electricity and Electronics 4.0
AUTO B61 Basic & Enhanced Area Clean Air Car Course 4.0
AUTO B112 Automotive Transmissions and Gear Boxes 9.0
INDT B275 Special Problems in Automotive Technology 2.0
WELD B1A Introduction to Oxygen Acetylene Welding and Cutting 2.0
WELD B1B Introduction to the Welding Processes 2.0