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Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist certificate program provides students with the skills to enter the automotive industry as an entry level transmission, transaxle, and drive line technician. Topics covered include: shop safety, basic electrical/electronic theory and diagnosis, manual transmission/transaxle operation and diagnosis, automatic transmission/transaxle operation and diagnosis, axles operation and diagnosis, differentials operation and diagnosis, and 4WD/AWD systems operation and diagnosis.

Student Learning Outcomes:
•   Student will drain and replace fluid and filter(s).

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Industrial Drive, Thomasville, Tifton, Select High Schools

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters.

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Dates: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions 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.

Additional Requirements: Students are required to obtain the necessary tools for the program prior to enrollment.

Program Final Exit Point: Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 18 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.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to the Automotive diploma program.

For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, occupational information, etc., Please Click Here.


Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist TCC Course


Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (18 hours)
  AUTT 1010 Automotive Technology Introduction 2
  AUTT 2020 Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles 4
  AUTT 2030 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 5
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


Note: AUTT 1021 and AUTT 1022 are used for part-time day and evening students in place of  AUTT 1020.  AUTT 1020 cannot be completed in one (1) semester by students enrolled exclusively in evening courses.