CURRICULUM GUIDE

Alternate Fuels
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0855  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

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 the end of fall and spring
semester in the LCC Automotive Program Office.  The Automotive Technology Program
is a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Certified
Training Program, evaluated by the National Institute for Automotive Service
Excellence (ASE).  The Automotive Technology Program is also a member of the
National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC).

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Transportation Technologies Department located at the LCC Aviation
Center, 3428 W. Hangar Drive, Lansing, MI 48906, telephone number (517) 267-5880.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 21 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
AUTO 262    Alternative Fuels - LPG                                          3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   21

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

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          AUTO 262