The Automotive Drive Train Repair Academic Certificate curriculum at Midlands Technical College provides students with an up-to-date training program that will develop their knowledge of the drive train repair process through hands-on training.

MTC also prepares students to become certified in Automatic Transmission/Transaxle and Manual Drive Train by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.). A.S.E. is nationally recognized by the automotive industry as the foremost organization for professional certification. Certification examinations are administered twice annually at selected sites throughout the United States including Midlands Technical College.

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Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Credits
Semester 1
(13 Credit Hours)
AUT-115 Manual Drive Train/Axle

Manual Drive Train/Axle

ID: AUT-115

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a basic study of clutches, gearing, and manual transmission operation, including the basic study of rear axles and rear axle set up.

AUT-116 Manual Transmission and Axle

Manual Transmission and Axle

ID: AUT-116

Credit Hours: 4

This course is an advanced study of manual transmissions and transaxles, including proper overhaul procedures for axles and manual transmissions and transaxles.

AUT-151 Automotive Transmission/Transaxle

Automotive Transmission/Transaxle

ID: AUT-151

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a basic study of automotive transmission and transaxle service, including proper procedures for doing minor transmission and transaxle removal and replacement procedures.

AUT-153 Automatic Transmission Diagnosis

Automatic Transmission Diagnosis

ID: AUT-153

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a basic study of powerflow charts and their use in diagnosing automatic transmissions, including the use of pressure testing in diagnosing automatic transmission concerns. Automatic transmission overhaul is included.

      Total Credit Hours 13
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