Certificate in Automotive Engineering

Top Certificate Programs in Automotive Engineering

Automotive Engineering

After post-secondary school, students may choose to enroll in a certificate program to learn about a technical discipline. The length, cost, graduation requirements and content of a program vary depending on the field the student wishes to pursue. Students may choose from programs lasting anywhere between a few months to a few years.

What is a certificate in automotive engineering? Often taken as a supplement to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree, a certificate in automotive engineering focuses on the design and manufacture of cars, trucks and other motor vehicles. Students take courses on vehicle and electrical technology, mathematics and software to learn cutting-edge engineering techniques for a wide variety of makes and models, as well as how to effectively repair breakdowns and misalignments.

The technical skills obtained from a certificate pave the way to a successful engineering career, especially if supplemented with a degree. Individuals can use their problem solving, teamwork and repair skills to successfully collaborate with peers and assist customers.

Certificate programs in automotive engineering are available part-time, online or in a workshop format. The cost varies for different institutions. To learn more about the cost of a specific program, look at an institution’s website or schedule an appointment with an admissions counselor.

Many certificate programs require students to pass a series of tests before graduation. Graduates can pursue employment as mechanics or repair technicians, working on engines, batteries, fuel systems, brakes, electrical circuits and other components to repair problems and maintain vehicles. Others choose to become automotive engineers, designing new parts to increase the functionality of cars and make them more affordable and sustainable. Higher paying positions are available with experience and mastery of different repair and design techniques.

There are many different certificate programs open for enrollment. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Imagine Education Australia
Campus January 2019 Australia Gold Coast Brisbane

Imagine Education Australia’s Faculty of Automotive delivers training in Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis. [+]

Drive your career in the right direction at Imagine

Imagine Education Australia’s Faculty of Automotive delivers training in Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis. We are a unique training organization as we have a commercial automotive workshop on-site for our students to access for live practical training. Imagine’s Faculty of Automotive is committed to research and professional development, which is passed on through our educational programs.

AUTOMOTIVE COURSES: Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis [-]

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

Tec-NQ
Campus Full time 22 weeks January 2019 Australia Townsville City

This course is a great way to gain entry-level skills in the automotive industry. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of duties with light vehicles, heavy vehicles or motorcycles. [+]

Course Description

This course is a great way to gain entry-level skills in the automotive industry. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of duties with light vehicles, heavy vehicles or motorcycles.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over a period of 22 weeks. You are enrolled in a classroom-based mode for 33.75 hours per week. To get the most out of your course, you need to do some self-study in your own time.

Course Requirements

For overseas participants whose first language is not English, the required level of entry for this course is a minimum of:

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a score of 6 with no individual score of less than 5 or equivalent. Participants must be over the age of 18 years. ... [-]

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

TAFE Queensland International
Campus Full time 3 months January 2019 Australia Brisbane

Increase your skills and learn how to perform advanced diagnostic operations in the automotive retail, service and repair industries. Discover how to service and repair the mechanical parts of motor vehicles including the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential), and suspension systems (steering, brakes, wheels and tyres). [+]

Increase your skills and learn how to perform advanced diagnostic operations in the automotive retail, service and repair industries. Discover how to service and repair the mechanical parts of motor vehicles including the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential), and suspension systems (steering, brakes, wheels and tyres). You will also learn how to diagnose and perform repairs to the ignition, electronic engine management and electrical systems of motor vehicles.

Job Prospects Automotive Mechanic Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician Motor Mechanic (General) Entry requirements English Language Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent) with sound achievements in Maths and English. Non-school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12. ... [-]

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Kangan Institute
Campus Part time 2 years January 2019 Australia Melbourne

The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills. [+]

Course Code : AUR40212 Department : AUTOMOTIVE GROUP OF DEPARTMENTS Study Area(s) : Automotive Campus : DOCKLANDS Course Length : Part-time day(2 years)

The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills.

This automotive diagnostics course enables participants to enter employment in a senior, supervisory, or managerial role within the automotive and repair industry.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information.... [-]


Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Kangan Institute
Campus Part time 3 years January 2019 Australia Melbourne

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business ownership. [+]

Course Code: AUR30612 Department: AUTOMOTIVE GROUP OF DEPARTMENTS Study Area(s) : Automotive Campus: DOCKLANDS Course Length: Part-time day(3 years)

This automotive apprenticeship course aims to provide knowledge and skills in the field of light vehicle mechanics.

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business ownership.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal, and you will be given this information.... [-]


Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Computational Fluid Dynamics

esocaet Studies by CADFEM
Online & Campus Combined Part time 6 months October 2019 Germany Grafing

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the key to successful product innovation. The further enhancement program provides comprehensive expertise for the successful application. [+]

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the key to successful product innovation in numerous industry branches: increasing the efficiency of pumps and turbines, the cooling of electrical machines or microchips, the reduction of fuel consumption of vehicles. Performing a CFD simulation is no longer a challenge; however, to draw the right conclusions from the results more than ever. This is what the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Computational Fluid Dynamics provides: comprehensive expertise for the successful application - scientifically sound and practically oriented.

Program Overview

Since 2016, the CAS in Computational Fluid Dynamics has been offered at the HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil in Switzerland. Where appropriate, courses can also be combined with modules from the master’s course offerings on the TH Ingolstadt and HAW Landshut to complete a master's degree. ... [-]


Professional Program Certificate in Electric Cars (TU Delft)

edX
Online 16 weeks September 2019 USA Cambridge

Obtain a comprehensive understanding of electric mobility to lead projects and initiatives to success. [+]

Overview

Electric vehicles are the future of transportation. Electric mobility has become an essential part of the energy transition strategy and will result in significant changes for vehicle manufacturers, governments, companies, and individuals.

In this program, you will be given a comprehensive view of electric mobility. You will gain knowledge of the most important aspects of this new market, including the state-of-the-art technology of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure; profitable business models that can work for enterprises in this market; and effective policies for governmental bodies, which will accelerate the uptake of electric mobility. This series of four courses will deliver expertise you can apply to all aspects of electric mobility as its importance grows. It will help policymakers, engineers and fleet managers to make sound strategic decisions about e-mobility products and their implications.... [-]


Automotive Service Technology Certificate

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
Campus 4 semesters September 2019 USA Robinson Olney Mount Carmel Fairfield + 2 more

The Automotive Service Specialist certificate is intended to provide students with specialized skills for the automotive industry. This certificate and the included courses have been evaluated by NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) and have met all required guidelines. NATEF has awarded this automotive program the MASTER ASE level of certification. [+]

Overview

The Automotive Service Specialist certificate is intended to provide students with specialized skills for the automotive industry. This certificate and the included courses have been evaluated by NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) and have met all required guidelines. NATEF has awarded this automotive program the MASTER ASE level of certification.

Semester 1

Automotive Tech Orientation Automotive Engines Automotive Electronics Communications

Semester 2

Automotive Engine Performance Shop Organization & Management Employment Skills Social Science Gen Ed Elective

Semester 3

Automotive Chassis Systems Hybrid & Alternative Fuels Technical Mathematics ... [-]

Certificate in Automotive Technology

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Campus September 2019 USA Boston

Established in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified by theNational Automotive Technician Educational Foundation (NATEF). The Community for Accredited Online Schools ranks our program among the top 50 programs in the U.S. for mechanic education. We are ranked 35th when compared to 4-year colleges. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Automotive Engineering 2019.

Established in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified by theNational Automotive Technician Educational Foundation (NATEF). The Community for Accredited Online Schools ranks our program among the top 50 programs in the U.S. for mechanic education. We are ranked 35th when compared to 4-year colleges.

As a BFIT student, you will learn how to repair all makes and models by automotive professors with decades of industry experience. In a full-service working garage, using state-of-the-art equipment, you will learn how to diagnose and repair all areas of the modern automobile.... [-]