Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist, TCC (AA71)

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Chair: Mason Miller

Program Description: The Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist certificate program provides students with the skills to enter the automotive industry as an entry level transmission, transaxle, and drive line technician. Topics covered include: shop safety, basic electrical/electronic theory and diagnosis, manual transmission/transaxle operation and diagnosis, automatic transmission/transaxle operation and diagnosis, axles operation and diagnosis, differentials operation and diagnosis, and 4WD/AWD systems operation and diagnosis.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Locations offered:
Tift County High School
Moultrie (Industrial Drive)
Turner County High School
Worth County High School

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Student will demonstrate proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM).
  • Student will disassemble, clean, and inspect an transmission/transaxle unit and identify failed components.

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 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: Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 18 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.

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

2nd Term
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $801.00
Total: $1,125.00

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Occupational Courses


AUTT 1010 Automotive Technology Intro 2
AUTT 2020 Auto Manual Drive Train&Axles 4
AUTT 2030 Automatic Transmiss&Transaxles 5
Seven (7) credit hours of Electrical System courses 7
AUTT 1020 Automotive Electrical Systems 7
AUTT 1021 Automotive Electrical Systems I 4
AUTT 1022 Automotive Electrical Systems II 3

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