Auto Maintenance and Light Repair Tech, TCC (ALR1) (470604)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Thomasville, Tift County High School, Moultrie (Industrial Drive) , Turner County High School , Worth County High School

The Auto Maintenance and Light Repair TCC prepares students for entry level maintenance and repair positions in auto service shops. Students will learn the basic repair and maintenance operations in all eight ASE areas of passenger vehicles and light trucks. Graduates of this TCC will be able to pursue master level auto knowledge in the auto technology diploma or degree programs.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

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: Auto Maintenance and Light Repair Tech, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 20 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: 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.

​​​​​​​Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet.
Books: $305.30
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $200.00
Total: $806.30
Books: $40.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $600.00
Total: $941.00
Books: $40.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $600.00
Total: $941.00
Books: $40.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $600.00
Total: $941.00
Curriculum Outline (20 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 20
AUTT 1010

Introduces basic concepts and practices necessary for safe and effective automotive shop operations. Topics include: safety procedures; legal/ethical responsibilities; general service; hand tools; shop organization, management, and work flow systems.

AUTT 1011

Co-requisite(s): AUTT 1010 This course introduces students to basic automotive system checks and inspection procedures practiced in virtually all service shops. Fundamentals service procedures are also covered.

AUTT 1012

Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1010; AUTT 1011 This course exposes students to the basic maintenance procedures and light repair operations performed by auto technicians on a regular basis on all eight areas of the vehicle.

AUTT 1013

Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1012 This course allows students to further study and practice basic maintenance procedures and diagnostic tests in all eight areas of light vehicle service.

Program Chair

Automotive Technology Program Chair
School of Industrial Technology

361 Industrial Drive, Moultrie, GA 31788
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