Automotive Climate Control Technician, TCC (AH21) (470604)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

The Automotive Climate Control Technician Technical Certificate of Credit provides students with skills for entering the automotive service industry as an entry level climate control technician. Topics covered include: basic shop safety, electrical/electronic theory and diagnosis, and the theory, operation, diagnosis and servicing of automotive climate control systems.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

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, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 14 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.

Books: $354.28
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $900.00
Total: $1,555.28
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $500.00
Total: $801.00
Curriculum Outline (14 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 14
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 1060

Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1020 OR AUTT 1022 This course introduces the theory and operation of automotive heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC). Students attain proficiency in inspection, testing, service, and repair of heating and air conditioning systems and related components. Topics include: a/c system diagnosis and repair; refrigeration system component diagnosis and repair; heating, ventilation, and engine cooling systems diagnosis and repair; operating systems and related controls diagnosis and repair; refrigerant recovery, recycling, and handling.

Seven (7) credit hours of Electrical System courses 7
AUTT 1020

Pre/Co-requisite(s): AUTT 1010 This course introduces automotive electrical systems, emphasizing the basic operating principles, diagnosis, and service/repair of batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lightning systems, instrument cluster, and driver information systens, and the body electrical systems.

AUTT 1021

Pre/Co-requisite(s): AUTT 1010 This course introduces automotive electrical systems, emphasizing the basic principles, diagnosis, and service/repair of batteries, starting systems, starting system components, and basic lighting systems.

AUTT 1022

Co-requisite(s): AUTT 1021 This course emphasizes the basic principles, diagnosis, and service/ repair of charging systems, advanced lighting systems, instrumental cluster and driver information systems and body electrical systems.

Program Chair

Automotive Technology Program Chair
School of Industrial Technology

361 Industrial Drive, Moultrie, GA 31788
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