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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Automotive Technician - Standard (4009)

NOCTI proctored test centers throughout Pennsylvania. This assessment is not available through Nocti Business Solutions.

May 2007 - September 2015.

Learner Outcomes: 
Students will be able to interpret repair and work orders; Exhibit appropriate customer interactions; Describe environmental requirements and discuss safe working environment and shop procedures; Perform diagnosis and repair for engine service, cylinder head, valve train, engine block assembly, lubrication and cooling systems, exhaust, mechanical timing and front end service; Diagnose general transmission/transaxle concerns; Maintain and adjust transmission/transaxle; Perform in-vehicle transmission/transaxle service; Perform off-vehicle transmission/transaxle service; Diagnose transmission/transaxle electronic issues; Diagnose general drivetrain concerns; Diagnose and repair manual transmission/transaxle issues; Perform in-vehicle manual transmission/transaxle service; Perform off-vehicle manual transmission/transaxle service; Diagnose and repair four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive components; Diagnose and repair general axle concerns; Diagnose, service, and repair steering and suspension systems; Perform wheel alignment diagnosis, adjustment, and repair; Diagnose, service, and repair wheels and tires; Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems, drum and disc brakes, power assist systems, and parking brake systems; Diagnose and repair ABS (antilock brake systems) and TCS (traction control systems). Performance Component: Identification of Parts (11%), Disc Brake Assembly Service (41%), Tire Service and Balance (20%), and Cylinder Head Service (28%).
NOCTI and NBS exams assess an individual's end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Automotive Trades or Automotive Technician (5/12). NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.