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Certificate - Automotive Transmissions

Do you want to learn the skills needed for basic automotive transmission repair? If so, Penn Foster's Automotive Transmissions Certificate Program may be right for you. Read on to learn more about the Automotive Transmissions Certificate Program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Penn Foster's Automotive Transmissions Certificate Program is comprised of two courses. These courses are manual transmissions and automatic transmissions. Some of the topics covered in these two classes include clutches and manual transmissions, planetary gears and hydraulic systems, and common and electronic automatic transmissions. Each course ends with a practical exercise.

What are the Prerequisites?

If you choose to apply to Penn Foster's Automotive Transmissions Certificate Program, you should be interested in automotive repair and be comfortable with technical subjects. Applicants to this Penn Foster Career School program should be at least 18 years old.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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What are the Course Requirements?

Penn Foster's Automotive Transmissions Certificate is comprised of two courses.

Course Code Course Name
AT 015 Manual Transmissions
AT 020 Automatic Transmissions

What are my Post-Graduation Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

When you have finished Penn Foster's Automotive Transmissions Certificate Program, you have an opportunity to work as an automotive transmissions expert. Prospective employers may include auto repair shops and car and truck dealerships. As a job candidate, you should be able to demonstrate strong technical knowledge and possess problem-solving skills.

Advanced Degrees

Once you have completed Penn Foster's Automotive Transmissions Certificate Program, you have an opportunity to enroll in an associate's degree program in a related field. Some of the courses that may be taught in an associate's degree program in auto repair might include brake systems, electrical systems theory, engine performance, and steering and suspension.

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