Transmission Repair Certificate

(formerly Automotive Transmission Certificate)

Curriculum AUT.TRN.CERT (C447E)

The Transmission certificate program is designed to provide the student with skills necessary to seek entry-level employment at a transmission repair facility.

This program does not include all of the high-tech courses necessary for today’s master technician.

Instruction includes electricity and electronics for electrical applications to the transmission, complete brake system servicing, use of lathes for disc and drum-machining, asbestos safety control, transmission removal, overhaul and replacement, clutch replacement, universal joints, driveshafts, differential diagnosis and repair, and torque converter clutch systems.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Automotive Transmission Repair Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • demonstrate industry knowledge through safety OSHA, EPA practices and procedures;
  • diagnose transmission related issues based classroom theory and shop practices;
  • explain others the most appropriate procedure to follow when removing, diagnosing, replacing or repairing a manual or automatic transmission;
  • apply appropriate systematic approaches when looking to diagnose or repair a transmission; and
  • determine the most appropriate piece of electronic or scanner equipment required to diagnose a manual or automatic transmission.

Semester One

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 112Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 credits

AUT 127Automotive Electricity & Electronics I #

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Semester Two

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 136Brakes Systems #

4 credits

AUT 275Manual Transmissions & Drives #

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:10

AUT 275◊: Can be taken concurrently with AUT 136◊.

Semester Three

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 277Advanced Automatic Transmission & Repair #

5 credits

Total Credit Hours:5

Total Credit Hours: 22

See AUT course descriptions.

Coordinator: Ken Davis, Ext. 3454, Email: kennethdavis@triton.edu