Under Car Technician - Automatic TransmissionCareer Pathway CertificateProgram code: CC.UNDRCARTECAUTOThe Under Car Technician - Automatic Transmission Program combines the initial courses of the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Automotive Service Technology degree to provide the student with an opportunity to gain entry level employment. This alternate first-year schedule offers accelerated employment qualification for the student. These courses train the student in the skills necessary to earn certification from Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in the specified areas of A2, A3, A4, and C1, as described in the ASE Alignment Section. Coursework also qualifies the student to earn American Welding Society (AWS) certification. The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence requires two years of documented time in trade before testing, and this nine month program is awarded 4.5 months equivalency. The AWS requires one year of documented time in trade before testing. These classes comprise an alternate first year schedule of our AAS degree in Automotive Service Technology. They focus on one skill set necessary for employment within the automotive service industry.PROGRAM OUTCOMESUpon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:understand and perform basic repairs to automotive electrical systems,perform inspections on major automotive systems, including steering, suspension, and brakes,diagnose, service, and repair front and rear suspensions of different designs,demonstrate and perform testing and servicing on all hybrid systems,rebuild manual and automatic transmissions, for both front and rear wheel drive vehicles,diagnose, service, test and repair modern automotive brake systems, including ABS and traction control/vehicle stability systems,diagnose, service, and repair front and rear suspensions of different designs.CAREERSManual transmission technician, automatic transmission technician, front-end and alignment technician, drive axle specialist, four wheel drive service technician, apprentice technician, and service writer. For information, contact David Bradley, Automotive Department Chair, 503-594-3051 or firstname.lastname@example.orgUnder Car Technician - Automatic Transmission Career Pathway CertificateFALL TERM CreditsAM-121 General Auto Repair I 3AM-129 Electrical Systems 7AM-245 Automatic Transmission Systems 7WINTER TERM CreditsAM-122 General Auto Repair II 3AM-131 Chassis Systems 7WLD-102 Introduction to Welding or AB-112 Collision Repair Welding I 2SPRING TERM CreditsAM-123 General Auto Repair III 3AM-228 Service Shop Management 4AM-235 Power Transmission Systems 7 Credits required for certificate 43ASE AlignmentAM-245 aligns with ASE A2 Automatic Transmission/ Transaxle AM-131 aligns with ASE A4 Suspension and Steering AM-235 aligns with ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles AM-228 aligns with ASE C1 Automotive Service Consultant Information from the 2015-2016 catalog.