Automotive Manual Drive Train Specialist Certificate

Division: Technology and Engineering

PROGRAM CODE: 2C40655

The Automotive Manual Drive Train Specialist Certificate (formerly Automotive: Manual Drive Train Specialist Skills Certificate) is designed to provide the student with entry level employment skills needed in the area of automotive service and repair of manual transmissions, manual transaxles, clutch systems, drivelines, and differentials. A student can seek employment in new car dealerships, specialty repair shops, and franchise automotive repair facilities. This certificate requires a total of 20 units. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken.

Required Courses (20 units):
AUTO 050 FAutomotive Specialty Practice2
AUTO 060 FAutomotive Powertrains5
AUTO 065 F Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems5
AUTO 083 F Brake and Suspension Systems Repair8
Total Units20

Outcome 1: Identify and practice safe work habits when using tools and equipment in an automotive repair shop.

Outcome 2: Inspect, identify and repair vehicle malfunctions following manufacturer specifications and procedures.

Outcome 3: Using a vehicle repair order, explain and record vehicle inspection and repair procedures performed in compliance with automotive industry standards.

Outcome 4: Perform a wide array of preventative maintenance, service, and repair procedures related to manual transmissions, manual transaxles, clutch systems, drivelines and differentials.