Spring Semester 2019 Catalog

Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered day and night at the Augusta and Waynesboro campuses

Entrance Dates: Spring/Fall: Augusta
Spring/Summer/Fall: Waynesboro
Length of Program: Two Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 18

Program Description: The Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Technician certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to enter the automotive repair industry as an entry level transmission/transaxle and power train diagnosis and repair technician. Topics covered include: Shop safety, general service and maintenance, drive axle, four wheel and all wheel drive, automatic and manual transmission/transaxle theory and operation, diagnosis and repair.

Employment Opportunities: Due to the complexity of today’s electronically controlled power train systems and components, highly trained entry level technicians are in high demand for service, diagnostics and repair. Opportunities range from employment in new car dealerships, independent and specialized heating and air conditioning repair facilities, and self-employment opportunities.

Gainful Employment

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 18 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 2020MANUAL DRIVE TRAIN & AXLES

4

AUTT 2030AUTO TRANSMISSIONS/TRANSAXLES

5

Guided Pathway

Augusta Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Automotive Transmission/ Transaxle Technician 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 2030AUTO TRANSMISSIONS/TRANSAXLES

5

Year 1 Summer Semester

AUTT 2020MANUAL DRIVE TRAIN & AXLES

4

Note:

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

Please note that the next course is not available until next year’s fall term.

*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.