Spring Semester 2019 Catalog

Automotive Chassis Technician Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered day and night at the Augusta and Waynesboro campuses

Entrance Dates: Spring/Fall: Augusta
Summer/Fall/Spring: Waynesboro
Length of Program: Two Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 17

Program Description: The Automotive Chassis Technician Specialist certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills to enter the automotive repair industry as an entry level general chassis service and maintenance technician. Topics covered include: Shop safety, general vehicle maintenance, 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.

Employment Opportunities: Due to the increased emphasis upon new vehicle maintenance and high tech chassis designs, highly trained entry level technicians are in high demand for performing scheduled maintenance and general chassis repair. Opportunities range from employment in new car dealerships, independent and specialized repair facilities, and self-employment opportunities.

Gainful Employment

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 17 credits

AUTT 1010INTRO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

2

 

AUTT 1020ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

7

OR

AUTT 1021AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I

4

AND

AUTT 1022AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS II

3

 

AUTT 1030AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS

4

AUTT 1050SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS

4

Guided Pathway

Augusta Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Automotive Chassis Technician Specialist TCC

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

AUTT 1010INTRO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

2

AUTT 1020ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

7

AUTT 1030AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS

4

Year 1 Spring Semester

AUTT 1050SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS

4

Note:

This TCC is being offered in conjunction with the day program diploma course schedule.

*AUTT 1020 encompasses AUTT 1021 and AUTT 1022

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.