2021-2022 College Catalog

Automotive Chassis Technician Specialist TCC

Automotive Chassis Technician Specialist TCC (Major Code: ASG1)

Program Description

The Automotive Chassis Technician Specialist certificate program provides students with skills needed to enter the automotive industry as an entry level chassis technician. Topics covered include: shop safety, basic electrical/electronic theory and diagnosis, chassis components and types, steering system components and service, alignment theory and procedures, and brake system operation, diagnosis and repair.

Accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation in both Maintenance and Light Repair, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176.

Career Information

Occupation

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by -9.6% nationally and 11.6% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $46,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Brian Ford

Automotive Technology Instructor

Academic Building C2324

404-225-4424

bford@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 terms

Credit Hours: 17

Estimated Program Cost: $3,096

Course Outline

Occupational Courses (17 Credits)

AUTT 1010Automotive Technology Introduction

2

AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems

7

AUTT 1030Automotive Brake Systems

4

AUTT 1050Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems

4

Total Credit Hours: 17

Program Outcomes

1. Graduate should follow a methodical diagnostic process while performing all repairs in a service shop.
2. Graduate should pursue update training to maintain current knowledge on vehicle systems.
3. Graduate should display ability to seek and use technical information to diagnose problems.
4. Graduate should communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.