Successful completion of the courses for the American Honda Certificate of Achievement provides the necessary skills for employment at American Honda as a service technician. Students must complete each course with a grade of “C” or better, complete all required-Honda online training modules, and intern at a Honda or Acura dealership to be awarded the Certificate of Achievement.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory and operation of all major automotive systems used on Honda and Acura vehicles
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform fault validation and determine appropriate next actions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use proper repair procedures.

Required Courses

Course Title Units
AUTO 102 Automotive Systems 3.5
AUTO 103 Light Line Technician 2
AUTO 105 Suspension, Steering, and Alignment 3
AUTO 106 Automotive Brake Systems 2
AUTO 119 Introduction to Engine Performance 2.5
AUTO 120 Automatic Transmission Systems 2.5
AUTO 121 Manual Transmission and Drivetrain Systems 2
AUTO 135 Air Conditioning Systems 2
AUTO 138 Occupational Work Experience 1
AUTO 170 Electrical Systems 3
AUTO 171 Engine Systems 2.5
AUTO 172 Chassis and Drivetrain Systems 2.5
AUTO 173 Automotive Service Operations 2
AUTO 174 Body & Chassis Electronics 2
Select two of the following: 3
AUTO 132A Honda Individualized Skills Training (IST) Session A 1.5
AUTO 132B Honda Individualized Skills Training (IST) Session B 1.5
AUTO 132C Honda Individualized Skills Training (IST) Session C 1.5
Total Units 35.5