Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems Technician, TCC (AE41) (470604)  Technical Certificate of Credit

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

This certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose, service, and repair basic electrical/electronic automotive systems as an entry level technician. Topics covered include automotive shop safety, electrical theory and circuit diagnosis, automotive batteries, starting and charging systems, instrumentation, lighting, and various vehicle accessories.

Length of Program: One (1) Semester

Entrance Date: 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 possess 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 Electrical/Electronic Systems Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 9 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.

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.

Books: $354.28
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $900.00
Total: $1,555.28
Curriculum Outline (9 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 9
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.

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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