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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 - Teacher Test (5262)

NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.

September 2010 - December 2018. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 
Interpret repair and work orders; Exhibit understanding of appropriate customer interactions; Exhibit understanding of environmental requirements; Display understanding of safe working environment and shop procedures; Perform engine service and diagnosis; Perform cylinder head and valve train diagnosis and repair; Perform engine block assembly diagnosis and repair; Perform lubrication and cooling systems diagnosis and repair; Perform exhaust inspection and service; Perform 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 systems; Diagnose, service, and repair suspension systems; Perform wheel alignment diagnosis, adjustment, and repair; Diagnose, service, and repair wheels and tires; Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems; Diagnose and repair drum brakes; Diagnose and repair disc brakes; Diagnose and repair power assist systems; Diagnose and repair parking brake systems; Diagnose and repair ABS (antilock brake systems) and TCS (traction control systems); Perform electrical/electronic system diagnosis; Perform battery diagnosis and service; Diagnose and repair starting systems; Diagnose and repair charging systems; Diagnose and repair lighting systems; Diagnose and repair accessory devices and systems; Perform service and maintenance on heating and AC (air conditioning) systems; Diagnose and repair AC system components; Diagnose and repair heating systems; Diagnose and repair heating and AC control systems; Demonstrate knowledge of refrigerant recovery, recycling, and handling; Diagnose general engine drivability concerns; Diagnose ignition systems; Diagnose and repair fuel and air induction systems; Diagnose and repair exhaust and emissions control systems; Diagnose and repair computerized engine control systems; and Determine proper procedures for diagnosing intermittent issues.  Performance Component:  Identification of Parts (8%), Disc Brake Assembly (18%), Tire Service and Balance (9%), Cylinder Head Service (13%), Perform Fuel System Pressure Test (14%), Windshield Washer Circuit Inoperative (8%), Test and Diagnose Battery, Starting, and Charging System (20%), and Test Electronic Engine Control Component (10%).
NOCTI teacher exams assess an individual's technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Automotive Trades or Automotive Technician (5/12) (12/16 revalidation).