Bakersfield College

Engine Overhaul and Repair

Certificate of Achievement

Gainful Employment Information

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.

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.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 23 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 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.

Total Units: 23-24


Required Courses - Day Students

Course Number Course Title Units
AUTO B2A Engine Repair & Machining 9.0
AUTO B2B Advanced Engine Repair & Machining 9.0
INDT B10 Occupational Readiness 3.0
  -or equivalent-  

Required Courses - Night Students

Course Number 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 Occupational Readiness 3.0
  -or equivalent-  

Electives — for a total of at least 23 units

Course Number Course Title Units
AUTO B1AB Introduction to Automotive Technology 4.0
AUTO B14 Auto Tune-Up: Electrical/Ignition/Accessories 11.0
AUTO B15 Auto Tune-Up: Fuel Systems & Emission Controls 11.0
AUTO B64 Automotive Electricity and Electronics 4.0
AUTO B61 Basic & Enhanced Area Clean Air Car Course 4.0
AUTO B112 Auto Transmission/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 Process 2.0

**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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