2019-2020 College Catalog

Automotive Engine Performance Technician TCC

Program Description (Major Code: AE51)

The Automotive Engine Performance Technician certificate program here at Atlanta Technical College, provides students with the skills needed to enter the automotive industry as an entry-level engine performance technician. Topics covered include: shop safety, electrical/electronic theory and diagnosis, and diagnosis and service of fuel, ignition, emission and electronic engine controls.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (16 Credits)

AUTT 1010Automotive Technology Intro


AUTT 1040Automotive Engine Performance


AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems


Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Credits

Estimated Program Cost: $2,849