Automotive Transmission & Axle Certificate of Achievement

The emphasis of the Automotive Transmission & Axle Certificate is on vehicle manual transmissions, automatic transmissions/transaxles, and axle systems. This includes their basic operation, function, service, and maintenance. The systems include automatic and manual transmissions, transfer cases, final drives, CV joints, and shafts, as well as associated hardware.

This certificate is designed to prepare students and incumbent employees for entry-level positions at local automotive dealerships, independent repair facilities, national repair chains, fleets, and parts suppliers. The applicable courses are National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) compliant, meet the standards of National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), and integrate Mopar College Automotive Program (CAP) Local levels 0 and 1 online coursework. 

Required CoursesUnits
AUTO 010Introduction To Automotive Technology4
AUTO 011BAuto Electronics & Electrical Systems4
AUTO 016Automotive Manual Transmissions and Drive Train Systems4
AUTO 017Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles4
AUTO 095AAutomotive Technology Work Experience 12
CERTIFICATE TOTAL18
1

For extenuating circumstances, as deemed by the automotive advisor, work experience may be fulfilled through a special shop project or an appropriate elective.