Skill Award in Maintenance and Light Repair: Underhood

The courses listed in the Maintenance and Light Repair Underhood Skill Award are selected to provide a competent level of job skills needed for a technician specializing in underhood maintenance and light repair. The skill award is designed to prepare an individual for employment or provide the skills needed for career advancement in the automotive industry. This skill award prepares students for careers as a preventative maintenance technician, lube technician, A/C service technician, and technician apprentice.

Required courses:
AUTO 140AVehicle Maintenance4
AUTO 141Engine Mechanical Maintenance and Light Repair2
AUTO 146Automotive Electrical Systems4
AUTO 147Automotive Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning MLR2
AUTO 148Engine Performance Maintenance and Light Repair4
Total Units16

Skill Award Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Maintenance and Light Repair: Underhood Skill Award will:

  1. Be able to perform engine related, climate control or charging/starting system maintenance and light repair to the level required of an ASE G1 certified level technician.

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 140A Vehicle Maintenance 4
AUTO 146 Automotive Electrical Systems 4
Winter Term 1
AUTO 141 Engine Mechanical Maintenance and Light Repair 2
Spring Term 1
AUTO 148 Engine Performance Maintenance and Light Repair 4
Summer Term 1
AUTO 147 Automotive Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning MLR 2
 Total Units16

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.