Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles (A3)


A3- ASE identifies Manual Drivetrain/Axles as an individual service area for certification. This program covers the manual drive train, which is a series of components that transfer power from the engine to the wheels. Manual drive trains are controlled directly by the driver through the use of a clutch and a manually shifted transmission. This is offered as a standalone program or as part of the full Automotive Technology program.

This program covers the following:

  • Hands on and theory training in Shop safety, electrical fundamentals, manual transmission/transaxle theory
  • Operation and repair, clutch operation and repair, axle/differential operation and repair, and other related control systems operation, diagnosis and repair
  • Manufacturer web-based training, ASE practice testing, and final exam.

ASE Certification Exam at an independent testing facility at the conclusion of the course.

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Manual Drive Train and Axles
  2. ASE A3 Program Certificate in Manual Drive Train and Axles

Program Snapshot

  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 2019 opens April 23, 2019 at 8:00 am online on the MTECH Registration Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  Program Length: 135 Hours. This works out to be approximately 45 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.

  Times: Mornings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main and Spanish Fork Campuses

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.

Prerequisites

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. 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 70% 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.

Schedule

Session Location Room Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Fall 2019 Lehi Auto Bldg 8/20/19 10/16/19 7:12 am 10:30 am M-F
Fall 2019 Spanish Fork Auto Bldg 8/20/19 10/16/19 7:12 am 10:30 am M-F

Tuition and Fees

Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Program Fees $200.00 Includes facilities fee
Tuition

$283.50

 
total: $523.50  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

Item Cost Notes
Textbook $111.00
Job Sheets $56.00
Shop Shirt $25.00
Toolkit $150.00
Safety Glasses $10.00
total: $390.00
ASE Certification Exam $37.00 ea.  Optional - paid to ASE when registering for an exam

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