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
- MTECH Program Certificate in Manual Drive Train and Axles
- ASE A3 Program Certificate in Manual Drive Train and Axles
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 2020 opens April 21, 2020 at 8:00 am 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: 135 Hours. This works out to be approximately 45 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.
Times: Mornings and Afternoons. See schedule details below.
Locations: MTECH Lehi Trades and Tech, and Spanish Fork Campuses.
Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.
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.
|Session||Location||Room||Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Days|
|Fall 2020||Spanish Fork||Auto Bldg||8/18/20||10/14/20||7:20 AM||10:40 AM||M-F|
|Fall 2021||Lehi Trades and Tech||Auto Bldg||8/17/21||10/13/21||11:30 AM||2:45 PM||M-F|
|Fall 2021||Spanish Fork||Auto Bldg||8/17/21||10/13/21||11:45 AM||3:00 PM||M-F|
Tuition and Fees
|Program Fees||$228.00||Fees include one (1) A3 test administered by 3rd party testing facility|
|total:||$601.50||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: 9781111646998|
|Shop Shirt||$25.00||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 Exam||$37.00 ea.||Optional - paid to ASE when registering for an exam|