This certificate is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of alternative fuel and electric vehicle technology as it applies to the automotive industry. The curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in alternative fuel/hybrid/electric vehicle maintenance, service and repair. Including alternative fuel and electric power technology.
|COURSE INFORMATION||YEAR ONE:||YEAR TWO:|
|Course||Course Title||Annual # of Section||Annual Enrollment Total||Annual # Sections||Annual Enrollment Total|
|AUTO 010||Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology||2||35||3||32|
|AUTO 011||Electric Vehicle (EV) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle||New Course|
|AUTO 011L||Electric Vehicle (EV) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle - Laboratory||New Course|
|AUTO 064||Auto/Truck Electrical Systems OR||2||33||2||18|
|HMDT 064||Auto/Truck Electrical Systems||1||11||2||17|
|AUTO 065||Advanced Auto Electrical Systems Diagnosis and Repair||1||16||2||20|
The Automotive Clean Vehicle Technology Certificate will provide students with the necessary knowledge and hands on skills required in the automotive industry. Upon completion of the certificate students will have gained the abilities to complete the following:
1. Diagnose and make minor repairs to 12 volt starting and charging systems using schematics, as-well-as demonstrate safety precautions used on electric, hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
2. Demonstrate appropriate personal and shop safety procedures needed to safely work with high voltage and hydrogen fuel systems
3. Evaluate system conditions by entering self-diagnostic mode of a given system, correctly interpret diagnostic trouble codes, and diagnose electronic control system faults using appropriate procedures and strategies
4. Perform basic maintenance, diagnostic and repair related to electric, hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
The Automotive Clean Vehicle Technology Certificate reflects San Bernardino Valley College Mission, “San Bernardino Valley College maintains a culture of continuous improvements and commitment to provide high-quality education, innovative instruction, and services to a diverse community of learners. Its mission is to prepare students for transfer to four-year universities, to enter the workforce by earning applied degrees and certificates, to foster economic growth and global competitiveness through workforce development, and to improve the quality of life in the Inland Empire and beyond.” This certification provides the diverse community of learners with the qualification demands in the Inland Empire workforce. Providing the students with the necessary skills will contribute to improve the quality of life for these students as well as the surrounding service area communities.
(Y1 or S1)
to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology
Vehicle (EV) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle
Vehicle (EV) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle - Laboratory
|AUTO 064 or HMDT 064||Auto/Truck|
Auto Electrical Systems Diagnosis and Repair
Diann Thursby · 09/14/21
Received regional recommendation at 9-13-2021 IEDRC Deans Meeting.