Bakersfield College


Automatic Transmissions Certificate of Achievement

The Automatic Transmission Certificate signifies that the student has developed skills in the diagnosis, repair of various types of automatic transmissions found in automotive, agriculture and industrial applications. Students can implement the skills developed in the these courses in performance shops, independent repair shops, dealerships, construction companies, agriculture companies, government agencies, etc.

Students earning this certificate will be prepared to further pursue certification through ASE in the A2 area.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for employment in the automatic transmission rebuilding industry.
  • demonstrate their ability to assess, evaluate and solve problems common to automatic transmission repair in the automotive, industrial, and agricultural industries.
  • demonstrate a thorough understanding of the core material of automatic transmission rebuilding required for transfer to a four year university or certification in the department programs.

Career Opportunities:

Automotive Technician, Automotive Transmission Technician, Industrial Mechanic.

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Automatic Transmissions Certificate of Achievement.

Total Units: 13

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
AUTO B11 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4.0
AUTO B30 Electrical and Electronic Systems 4.0
AUTO B46 Automatic Transmissions 5.0