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2022-2023 Catalog 
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Automatic Transmissions Certificate

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Additional information available on the Automotive Technology Department website.

The Automatic Transmission Certificate is designed for students to learn the basics of shop safety and common shop equipment. Students learn about vehicle electricity and wiring diagrams, as well as starting and charging systems. The major emphasis is on practical methods of maintaining, servicing, and performing adjustments on automatic transmissions and transaxles. Students also learn principles related to hydraulics, power flow, theory of operation, and skills associated with the removal and installation of transmission/transaxle and replacement of components.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Automatic Transmissions certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Diagnose, service, and replace automatic transmissions and transaxles
  • Test, service, and repair vehicle starting and charging systems

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