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

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


AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems


AUTT 2020Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles


AUTT 2030Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles