Automotive Engine Performance Technician, TCC (AE51)

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Chair: Mason Miller

Program Description: The Automotive Engine Performance Technician Technical Certificate of Credit introduces students to the knowledge and skills they will need as entry level automotive engine performance technicians. Topics covered include: shop safety, electrical/electronic diagnosis, and diagnosis and service of fuel, ignition, emission and electronic engine controls.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Locations offered:
Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM).
  • Students will retrieve and record diagnostic trouble codes.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet.

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: 16 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.

1st Term
Books: $354.28
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $801.00
Total: $1,464.28

2nd Term
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $623.00
Total: $947.00

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Occupational Courses


AUTT 1010 Automotive Technology Intro 2
Seven (7) credit hours of Electrical Systems courses 7
AUTT 1020 Automotive Electrical Systems 7
AUTT 1021 Automotive Electrical Systems I 4
AUTT 1022 Automotive Electrical Systems II 3
Seven (7) credit hours of Engine Performance courses 7
AUTT 1042 Automotive Engine Performance II 4
AUTT 1040 Automotive Engine Performance 7
AUTT 1041 Automotive Engine Performance I 3

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