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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

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.

Graham, Thomas
Automotive Technology Faculty
Technical and Industrial Education
O: (229) 225-5085