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Engine Performance Specialist Certificate

Student working on car in Automotive Lab

Prepare for or advance your career in the automotive service industry as an engine performance and repair technician. You'll also be prepared to take Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams for A-1 (Engine Repair), A-8 (Engine Performance), and L-1 (Advanced Engine Performance). 

Courses taken toward this certificate may also be applied to the automotive technology AAS.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Obtain gainful employment in the automotive service and repair (or a related) industry.
  • Complete successfully the following National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) automobile technician certification exams: A-1 (Engine Repair), A-8 (Engine Performance), and L-1 (Advanced Engine Performance Specialist).

Program Advising Guide

Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans. 


Opportunities exist in new vehicle dealerships, independent automobile repair facilities, vehicle fleet maintenance, and government agencies, or in performance, upfitter, and after-market installer shops.



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