2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    Sep 24, 2022  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology: Heavy-Line Specialist, CA [AUTOHVYLCT, 31 Total Credits]

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This program prepares students for entry level careers as heavy-line repair technicians. Students completing this Certificate will be able to diagnose, remove, disassemble, repair and/or replace and reassemble manual and automatic transmissions, transaxles, differential, clutches, transfer, and axle units. Additionally, students will be able to perform engine mechanical diagnosis, disassembly/reassembly, and other engine related heavy service. Students will be knowledgeable and proficient in safe operating procedures in the lab, in the use of hand and power tools, DVOM’s, scan tools, electronic service information systems, and in general knowledge of automotive industry.


  1. Understand, identify, and implement safe working procedures and successfully pass the SP/2 examinations.

  2. Prepare to take the following ASE/NATEF certification exams: ASE A1, ASE A2, ASE A3, and ASE A6.

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