Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Tech Specialist Certificate – AA71

(Embedded in Automotive Technology Diploma)

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.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing32
Reading Comp.55Reading 70
Arithmetic34Math26

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 18

Automotive Transmission/Trans Axle Tech Specialist Certificate Curriculum Essential Courses

Courses 18 credits

AUTT 1010Automotive Technology Introduction

2

AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems

7

AUTT 2020Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles

4

AUTT 2030Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

5