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Automotive High Performance (AHPC.S.STC)

  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Automotive Technology

This short-term certificate provides in-depth, hands-on experiences in various areas of high-performance engines, an ideal choice to supplement a degree-seeking student wishing to specialize in the engine and fuel induction areas. The program is also designed to prepare students for the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) engine machinist series. Courses are dedicated to specific areas of engine development: engine blocks, cylinder head and valve train, assembly and dynamometer testing. Fuel systems for performance engines are covered as well.

Career opportunities are available in positions for automotive service technicians in dealerships, independent shops, motor sports businesses and automotive machine shops. In addition, graduates are also employed as service managers, parts managers, sales representatives or motor sports specialist.