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AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE TECHNICIAN

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Automotive Engine Performance Technician Technical Certificate of Credit introduces students to the knowledge and skills they will need as entry level automotive engine performance technicians. Topics covered include: shop safety, electrical/electronic diagnosis, and diagnosis and service of fuel, ignition, emission and electronic engine controls.

Student Learning Outcomes:
•   Students will demonstrate proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM). Offered at the Following Campus(es): Moultrie Industrial Drive

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Automotive Engine Performance Technician, TCC

Credits Required for Graduation: 16 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Students currently enrolled in a local high school may receive a waiver regarding the requirement for a valid driver’s license. A student with a driver’s license waiver will not be allowed to operate a moving motor vehicle.

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Curriculum

Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (16 hours)
  AUTT 1010 Automotive Technology Introduction 2
  AUTT 1040 Automotive Engine Performance 7
Seven (7) credit hours of Electrical System courses  
      AUTT 1020 Automotive Electrical Systems 7
      AUTT 1021 Automotive Electrical Systems I 4
      AUTT 1022 Automotive Electrical Systems II 3