2022-2023 College Catalog

Auto Electrical/Electronic System Technician TCC

Auto Electrical/Electronic System Technician TCC (Major Code: AE41)

Program Description

This certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose, service, and repair basic electrical/electronic automotive systems as an entry level technician. Topics covered include automotive shop safety, electrical theory and circuit diagnosis, automotive batteries, starting and charging systems, instrumentation, lighting, and various vehicle accessories.

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


Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 11.7% nationally and 12.2% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $45,000 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



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 term

Credit Hours: 13

Estimated Program Cost: $1,954

Required Courses

Occupational Courses (9 Credits)

AUTT 1010Automotive Technology Introduction


AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems


Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 13


Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to apply principles and practices to HVACR systems.
2. Graduates will be able to install HVACR systems.
3. Graduates will be able to troubleshoot, service, maintain and repair electrical components and systems.