Automotive Engine Performance Technician, TCC (AE51) Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

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

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.

Cost
Books: $354.28
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $900.00
Total: $1,555.28
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $700.00
Total: $1,001.00
Curriculum Outline (16 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 16
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.

2
Seven (7) credit hours of Electrical Systems 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.

7
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.

4
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.

3
Seven (7) credit hours of Engine Performance courses 7
AUTT 1042

Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1020 or AUTT 1022 This course continues basic engine performance systems which support and control four stroke gasoline engine operations and reduce emissions. Topics include: computerized engine controls and diagnosis, ignition system diagnosis and repair, and advanced emission control systems diagnosis and repair.

4
AUTT 1040

Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1020 or AUTT 1021 and AUTT 1022 This course introduces basic engine performance systems which support and control four stroke gasoline engine operations and reduce emissions. Topics include: general engine diagnosis, computerized engine controls and diagnosis, ignition system diagnosis and repair, fuel and air induction, exhaust systems, emission control systems diagnosis and repair.

7
AUTT 1041

Pre/Co-requisite(s): AUTT 1020 or AUTT 1021 and AUTT 1022 Introduces basic engine performance systems which support and control four stroke gasoline engine operations and reduce emissions. Topics include: general engine diagnosis, fuel and air induction, exhaust systems, PCV control system diagnosis and repair, and other related engine service.

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Faculty
Program Chair

Automotive Technology Program Chair
School of Industrial Technology
Moultrie

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