Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist, TCC (AA71) (470604) Technical Certificate of Credit
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
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.
|1: Occupational Courses||18|
|AUTT 1010Automotive Technology Intro
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 2020Auto Manual Drive Train&Axles
Pre/Co-requisite(s): AUTT 1010 This course introduces basics of rear-wheel drive, front-wheel drive, and four-wheel drive drive line related operation, diagnosis, service and related electronic controls. Topics include: general drive train diagnosis; clutch diagnosis and repair; manual transmission/transaxles diagnosis and repair; drive shaft and half shaft, universal and constant velocity (CV) joint diagnosis and repair; drive axle diagnosis and repair; and four-wheel drive/all wheel drive component diagnosis and repair.
|AUTT 2030Automatic Transmiss&Transaxles
Co-requisite(s): AUTT 1020 OR AUTT 1022 Introduces students to basic automatic transmission/ transaxle theory, operation, inspection, service, and repair procedures as well as electronic diagnosis and repair. Topics include: general automatic transmission and transaxle diagnosis; in vehicle and off vehicle transmission and transaxle maintenance, adjustment and repair.
|Seven (7) credit hours of Electrical System courses||7|
|AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems
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 1021Automotive Electrical Systems I
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 1022Automotive Electrical Systems II
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.
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