Certificate in Automotive Service, Diagnosis and Repair - Toyota/Lexus/Scion Technician

The courses listed in the Automotive Service, Diagnosis and Repair - Toyota/Lexus/Scion Technician certificate are selected to provide a comprehensive set of job skills needed by Toyota, Lexus and Scion technicians. In addition to improving the student’s employability, the skills developed in each course will enhance their ability to become Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified in all eight ASE areas. The certificate is designed to prepare an individual for employment or provide the skills needed for career advancement.

Required courses:
AUTO 101Fundamentals of Automotive Service, Diagnosis and Repair6
AUTO 151Engine Service, Diagnosis and Repair6
AUTO 154Chassis Service, Diagnosis, and Repair9
AUTO 156Automotive Electrical & Electronic Systems I5
AUTO 162 (Deactivated course pending Chancellor's Office approval)8
AUTO 166Automotive Electrical & Electronic Systems II3.5
AUTO 167Automotive HVAC Service, Diagnosis & Repair4
AUTO 168Engine Control Systems Service, Diagnosis and Repair8.5
AUTO 281Advanced Toyota Technician Training 15
Select four (4) units of the following cooperative education courses:
Automotive Service and Repair Work Experience A1
Automotive Service and Repair Work Experience B2
Automotive Service and Repair Work Experience C3
Automotive Service and Repair Work Experience D4
Total Units59
1

AUTO 281 is a capstone course and must be taken after all other major coursework is completed.

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Automotive Service, Diagnosis, and Repair – Toyota/Lexus/Scion Technician Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Given any Toyota/Lexus/Scion vehicle complaint: verify the customer’s complaint, diagnose the failure or find the vehicle operating as designed, estimate the labor and parts cost, and make a clear needs/recommendations statement on the repair order citing both complaint and cause. In addition, once the student receives authorization, the student will service and/or repair the vehicle to industry standards, verify the repair has corrected the customer’s complaint and document the remedy within the “customer pay” labor time available in the Toyota flat-rate manual.