School: SoCal ROC
Course ID: 3559
Availability: Call 310-224-4200

Accelerate Your Future at SoCal ROC!

Module III provides hands-on training for students in the following areas: automatic transmissions, automatic transaxles, manual transmissions, clutches, four wheel and all-wheel drive systems, and drive train and drive axles. This program equips students with the knowledge and experience to enter and advance in the automotive industry.

Learn Valuable Industry Skills

A. Automatic Transmission and Transaxles

1. General transmission and transaxle diagnosis

2. Transmission and transaxle maintenance and adjustment

3. In-vehicle transmission and transaxle repair

4. Off-vehicle transmission and transaxle repair

B. Manual Drive Train and Axles

1. Identify and interpret drive train concern; determine
necessary action

2. Research applicable vehicle and service information, such as drive train system operation, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins

3. Diagnose fluid usage, level, and condition concerns; determine necessary action

4. Drain and fill manual transmission/transaxle and final drive unit

5. Clutch diagnosis and repair

6. Transmission diagnosis and repair

7. Transaxle diagnosis and repair

8. Drive and Half Shaft Universal and Constant-Velocity (CV) Joint diagnosis and repair  

9. Drive axle diagnosis and repair

10. Four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive component diagnosis and repair

Classroom Hours: 216

Gain Industry Certifications!

1. Prepares students to pass the A2 and A3 NATEF/ASE Certification Exams

2. In addition to our normal course's students can sign up for specialty training via Honda's P.A.C.E program at no additional cost and earn a Honda Express Service Certification! Honda's P.A.CE. program is an opportunity for students to take Honda's Express Service curriculum (online modules and in-person) and train for Honda's Express Service test at our facility. Students will be tested at Honda's Official Training Center in Torrance by Honda Technicians. Upon receiving a passing score, students will be awarded a Honda Express Service Certification! 

3. In addition to our normal courses students can sign up for the Ford/Lincoln Automotive Career Exploration (ACE) program and complete Ford's Web-Based Training (WBT) at no additional cost. This is an opportunity to take the same curriculum as Ford's current technicians and gain a competitive edge! Certificates can be printed after each course is completed.

Checkout Potential Career Options! 

  •   Mechanical Engineer
  •   Automotive Salesman
  •   Automotive Service Technician and Mechanic
  •   Shop Foreman
  •   Service Advisor
  •   Service Manager 
  •   Parts Manager

Automotive Module I and II

1 Semester: Monday - Thursday from 1:15pm-4:15pm or 4:15pm-7:00pm.

To access the most recent course schedule please call registration or click the link under Course Information. Please be advised the schedule is subject to change.

Benefits of CTE

After completing courses in CTE, you will have a clearer vision of your future career path and what the next steps will be. Career Technical Education allows high school students to see what options are out there and see first-hand what careers they enjoy and thrive in. Whether you decide to enter the workforce, pursue a trade or apprenticeship, or apply to college, CTE adds to the traditional high school experience and is designed to prepare you for the next stage in your life.

Earn High School Credit!

You can earn ten elective credits and satisfies CSU/UC Admissions Requirements » G - College Preparatory Elective.

Benefits for College-Bound Students 

1. Gain hands-on, practical experience with potential careers and make more-informed decisions about your exact path forward.

Immerse yourself in your desired career and help you gain a better understanding of your career goals. This allows you to make the most of your time in college and invest your time and money in a career just right for you!

2. Build industry specific skills and knowledge through hands-on project based application.
You will be exposed to industry professionals, terminology, equipment, and environments designed to prepare you for life after high school. You are given an opportunity to apply what you learned in the classroom and build your confidence that you will carry with you for the rest of your career!

3. Gain a competitive advantage over other college applicants!

Set yourself apart from the crowd during the college admission process by demonstrating mastery of industry skills through CTE certifications, and in many cases official industry certifications! In addition to the certifications, you will gain soft skills and industry exposure that is unique to CTE students.

Ready To Enroll?!

Call our Career Guidance Specialist or register through your home school counseling offices and receive priority through pre-registration for classes that meet from 1:15 - 4:15 and 4:15 - 7:00 p.m.


Address: 2300 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90501 U.S.

Phone: 310-224-4200