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Online Automotive Manual Drive Trains certificate

Earn your Automotive Manual Drive Trains certificate at Ashworth College and develop job-ready knowledge of manual transmissions in automobiles and light trucks. Graduate with skills for inspecting, testing, diagnosing, and repairing manual transmissions/transaxles and drive trains and related major components. Through convenient, affordable, self-paced study, you can complete your career training in as few as three months.

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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


Professional certification

Your online Automotive Manual Drive Trains Career Certificate course serves as preparation for ASE-Certified Master Automobile Technicians test A3-Manual Drive Train & Axels. ASE testing measures an industry standard-level of ability and makes certification a valuable investment that validates your skills and identifies you as qualified.

What you get

  • Fully interactive, ASE-aligned lessons
  • Animated video with step-by-step lab simulations
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to online curriculum and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

median salary

Job opportunities

Whether it's a sleek race car or a large van, every motor vehicle has a drive train. Knowing how to fix and maintain them is a valuable skill. For automotive service technicians and mechanics who work in automobile dealerships, the median annual wage is $42,680*, and some technicians earn commission, too.



Our partnerships and online tools are here to help you as soon as you enroll.


No one learns a trade by reading. Trade skills are hands-on, and we show you all the how-tos with video.


On a lunch break or in the garage, do your coursework anytime it suits you, anywhere that feels right.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Earning your Automotive Manual Drive Trains certificate is a smart move for anyone who wants to enhance their automotive knowledge. You'll graduate with hands-on skills that are in-demand in many places, from auto dealership service departments to specialized auto repair shops. A drive train certificate will help you stand out in the career marketplace.

As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth EDGE. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth EDGE as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your diploma, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth EDGE anytime you need to.

We give you up to eight months to graduate from our drive train certificate course. Self-paced, flexible home study is one of the many advantages of Ashworth College.

Related programs

Complete our Automotive HVAC certificate online, and consider one of our other automotive certificate courses to broaden your knowledge. Each one can boost your skills and career path.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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