AH21 Automotive Climate Control Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin and Flint River Campuses and Henry Site

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 14

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.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED are NOT required

Additional Costs

Approximate additional costs other than tuition, fees, and textbooks

Tools $500 and up
Equipment/supplies $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.

Contact Us

Allen McChargue, ASE., Program Coordinator

Email: Allen.McChargue@sctech.edu

Phone: (706) 646-6149


Program Courses

First Term

AUTT 1010Automotive Technology Introduction


AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems


Second Term

AUTT 1060Automotive Climate Control Systems