ASE identifies Automatic transmissions/transaxles (A2) as an individual service area for certification. This program covers both Automatic transmissions and transaxles that involve the drive train, which is a series of components that transfer power from the engine to the wheels. This is offered as a standalone program or as part of the full Automotive Technology program.
Hands on and theory training are offered and the following subjects are covered:
- Safety training, electrical fundamentals, General Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis
- In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Maintenance and Repair, Off-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Repair, and other related control systems operation diagnosis and repair
- Manufacturer web-based training, ASE practice testing, final exam
ASE Certification Exam at an independent testing facility at the conclusion of the program.
- Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxles
- Program Hours: 210 hours
- Campus Location: Lehi and Spanish Fork.
Certificates and Licensures
- MTECH Program Certificate in Automatic Transmission and Transaxles
- Program Certificate in ASE A2 Automatic Transmission and Transaxles
Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.
Registration Availability: Registration for Fall 2021 opens April 20, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.
Program Length: 210 Hours. This works out to be approximately 70 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.
Times: Mornings. See schedule details below.
Locations: MTECH Lehi Main, Lehi Trades and Tech and Spanish Fork Campuses.
Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.
Prerequisites: Students are required to take the MTECH Entrance Assessment and score a passing rate of: Math: 2: English: B or provide alternative documentation to prove competency. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.
High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration. After completing the Career Ready Assessment and the Maintainence & Light Repair pre-requisite course, high school students may take any classes available that fit their schedule. Some programs are not a semester long, and students will need to take 2 individual programs to fill a semester.
MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration. High School students are encouraged to be accompanied by a parent. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling.
New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class. To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.
G1 Maintenance And Light Repair Course Completed with a B- or better prior to enrollment. This May Be Waived By Completion of the MLR Challenge Test in the Testing Center with a score of 80% and above, and either the completion of High School Auto Class, Auto Fundamentals, or adequate work experience.
All students must have a valid driver’s license.
|Session||Location||Room||Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Days|
|Spring 2021||Lehi||Auto Bldg||1/19/2021||4/23/2021||11:30 am||2:45 pm||M-F|
|Spring 2021||Spanish Fork||Auto Bldg||1/19/2021||4/23/2021||11:45 am||3:00 pm||M-F|
|Spring 2022||Lehi||Auto Bldg||1/18/2022||4/18/2022||11:30 am||2:45 pm||M-F|
|Spring 2022||Spanish Fork||Auto Bldg||1/18/2022||4/18/2022||11:45 am||3:00 pm||M-F|
Tuition and Fees
|Program Fees||$328.00||Fees include one (1) A3 test administered by 3rd party testing facility|
|total:||$859.00||All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.|
Materials and Supplies
|Thompson Automotive Technology A Systems Approach, 7th edition||$111.00||ISBN: 9781337794213|
|Job Sheets||$56.00||ISBN: 9781111646981|
|Shop Shirt||$35.00||Students only need one shirt. They will not be charged for a shirt if they have one from a previous MTECH Auto class.|
|Toolkit||$150.00||A detailed list will be distributed on the first day of instruction|
|ASE Certification Exams||$37.00 ea.||Optional - Paid to ASE when registering for an exam|