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Automotive Transmission/ Transaxle Tech Specialist - AA71 Technical Certificate of Credit

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.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

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Curriculum
Occupational Courses 18
AUTT 1010 Introduction to Automotive Technology 2
AUTT 1020 Automotive Electrical Systems 7
AUTT 2020 Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles 4
AUTT 2030 Automatic Transmission and Transaxles 5
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Automotive Repair Technology Instructor

Advisor

Automotive Instructor


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