CURRICULAR GUIDE

Alternate Fuels
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0855  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2004)

This certificate program is intended for individuals who are currently employed
in the automotive repair industry. Students are trained specifically in the area
of alternative fuels and are prepared to take the State of Michigan Mechanics
Certification Tests to become automotive technicians through the Secretary of
State.  State certification tests are available at any Michigan Secretary of
State Office.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Class Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Technology Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center,
Room 136, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 18 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
AUTO 100    Auto Service I                                                   3
AUTO 215    Engine Performance/Tune-Up                                       5
AUTO 225    Automotive Computers                                             5
AUTO 260    Intro to Alternative Fuels                                       2
AUTO 261    Alternative Fuels - CNG                                          3
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   18

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II                III
AUTO 100          AUTO 225          AUTO 261
AUTO 215          AUTO 260

1.    Prerequisites to courses may be waived based on experience.  See a program
      advisor prior to registration for more information.