Automotive Climate Control Technician (Certificate)

Program Description

The Automotive Climate Control Technician certificate program provides students with skills for entering the automotive service industry as an entry-level climate control technician. Topics covered include: basic shop safety, electrical/electronic theory and diagnosis, and the theory, operation, diagnosis and servicing of automotive climate control systems.

Program Details

  • Location: Flint River and Griffin Campuses
  • Major Code: AH21
  • Award Level: TCC
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 14

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements.

Tools (suggested/not required)$500 and up
Equipment/Supplies (suggested/not required)$70 and up
Other required out-services
EPA certification in mobile air conditioning servicing$20
(Must be achieved before students complete AUTT 1060, Climate Control)

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits

First Term
AUTT 1010—Automotive Technology Introduction 2
AUTT 1020—Automotive Electrical Systems 7
Second Term
AUTT 1060—Automotive Climate Control Systems 5

Program Advisor
Monte McCraw
Griffin Campus

Wade Finch
Griffin Campus

Allen McChargue
Flint River Campus

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107

Bridgette Worst
Career Advisor
Flint Campus
Room 250A