Certificate in Clean Energy and Vehicle Electrification Technology

The transportation and energy industry is constantly changing.  This certificate prepares students to advance in the field of Clean Energy and Vehicle Electrification by providing training in alternative fuel, hybrid, electric and fuel cell vehicle technology.  Jobs include gaseous fuels technician in both automotive light duty and medium-heavy trucks, including transit buses and heavy equipment, hybrid technician, and electric vehicle technician. 

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Clean Energy and Vehicle Electrification Technology Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Be able to problem solve and analyze clean energy, hybrid and electric vehicles in the ever-changing automotive industry.  
Required courses:
AUTO 190Alternative Fuels for Internal Combustion Engines4
AUTO 282Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology5
AUTO 283Fuel-Cell Vehicle Technology3
Total Units12

2-Year Curriculum Map Example
This map represents one possible pathway through the program and is only for reference.

*It is highly recommended that you make an appointment to create a customized education plan that fits your needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
AUTO 148
Engine Performance Maintenance and Light Repair
or Engine Control Systems Service, Diagnosis and Repair
or Diesel Engine Management Systems
Winter Term 1
AUTO 190 Alternative Fuels for Internal Combustion Engines 4
Spring Term 1
AUTO 282 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology 5
Summer Term 1
AUTO 283 Fuel-Cell Vehicle Technology 3
 Total Units16

Note: Course selections may affect total unit value.  

Career Opportunities

There are a variety of careers you can do with this major.


To explore more about this major, schedule an appointment with a career counselor.