Automotive

Automotive Technology Pathways

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[wptabs type=”accordion” mode=”horizontal”] [wptabtitle]Intro to Auto Tech/Small Gas Engines[/wptabtitle] [wptabcontent]

Course #: CT410SSAA, CT410SSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ Career Tech

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None,

College Credit: TBD

The first course in the automotive series, Introduction to Automotive Technology & Small Gas Engine Technology, is the preamble to basic knowledge, skills, procedures and safety measures needed to build a foundation for the intermediate and advanced automotive technology courses.  Students learn how to operate basic hand, power, and lifting tools as well as measuring instruments and devices used by automotive technicians.  The first part of this course will prepare students to apply technical knowledge and skill to maintain and repair small internal – combustion engines.  The second part of this course will provide students with an overview of automotive quick services and new/used vehicle preparation.  The course covers multi-point vehicle inspections, preparing estimates, changing fluids and filters, proper hazardous waste disposal, minor electrical repairs, and road testing techniques. Students will learn and improve the math, science, and writing skills required as an automotive technician.  The student will benefit greatly from this course by prepping the student for Automotive Technology 1 or Diesel Technology 1.

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]Automotive Technology 1A & 1B[/wptabtitle] [wptabcontent]

Course #: CT411SSAA, CT411SSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ Career Tech

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Intro Auto Tech/Small Gas

College Credit: TBD

This is the second course in the Automotive Technology Series for students who demonstrated performance in Introduction to Automotive Technology & Small Gas Engines. Instruction will include: engine performance; suspension and steering; Drum, Disc, and power assist brakes; electrical/electronic system; battery service; starter, charging and lighting systems; computerized controls, fuel and air induction systems. Students in this course will use equipment including tire machines, alignment equipment, brake lathes, wheel balancer, power and hand tools,volt/ohmmeters, battery testers, battery chargers, vehicle lifting equipment, fluid exchange equipment, scan tools, and lube equipment. This course will prepare the student for the NATEF/ ASE MLR program. Individualized instruction geared toward specialty careers will be emphasized and will facilitate the exploration of post-secondary learning. This course requires students understand the importance of safety in the work place.

 

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]Automotive Technology 2A & 2B[/wptabtitle] [wptabcontent]

Course #: CT412SSAA, CT412SSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ Career Tech

Grade(s): 11, 12

Prerequisites: Auto Tech 1

College Credit: TBD

This is the third course in automotive technology series. This course offers intermediate studies for the NATEF / ASE MLR certification program. This NATEF / ASE MLR Automotive Technology Program is for students who demonstrated performance in Automotive Technology 1 and are planning a career in automotive technology industry. Instruction will include: engine performance; suspension and steering; Drum, Disc, and power assist brakes; electrical/electronic system; battery service; starter, charging and lighting systems; computerized controls, fuel and air induction systems. Students in this course will use equipment including tire machines, alignment equipment, brake lathes, wheel balancer, power and hand tools, volt/ohmmeters, battery testers, battery chargers, vehicle lifting equipment, fluid exchange equipment, scan tools, and lube equipment. Individualized instruction geared toward specialty careers will be emphasized and will facilitate the exploration of post-secondary learning. This course requires students understand the importance of safety in the work place.

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]Automotive Technology 3A & 3B[/wptabtitle]   [wptabcontent]

Course #: CT413SSAA, CT413SSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ Career Tech

Grade(s): 11, 12

Prerequisites: Auto Tech 2, $30 ASE Test fee

College Credit: TBD

This is the third course in the NATEF/ASE/MLR Automotive Technology Program for students who demonstrated performance in Automotive Technology II and are planning a career in automotive technology industry. This course is also designed to provide detailed review and hands-on experience in all of the subjects covered in Automotive Technology II, the NATEF Task Sheets and the ASE/MLR Exam. The will prepare the student for the ASE/MLR exam and direct entry into automotive service or post secondary eduction.

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[wptabtitle]Automotive Tech Mentor A/B/C[/wptabtitle]   [wptabcontent]

Course #: CT414SSAA, CT414SSAB, CT414SSAC

Length & Credit: 3 trimesters/1.5 credit/ Career Tech

Grade(s): 11, 12

Prerequisites: Auto Tech 1,2, & 3, Instructor Approval

Automotive Tech Mentor A/B/C is intended for students seeking a mentorship or tutoring experience that goes beyond that of a teacher’s aide. Participants are expected to be advance students, who will act as Mentors to beginning-level “apprentice” students. Mentors will assist in teaching may of the basic skills in any of the above courses to individuals or small group.

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]Work Experience Automotive[/wptabtitle]   [wptabcontent]

Course #: CT913SELA

Length & Credit: 1 trimesters/.5 credit/ Career Tech

Grade(s): 10,11, 12

Prerequisites: None

Work Experience Automotive consists of a student job that integrates work site experiences with academic learning and career development. It is an opportunity to gain employment skills while connecting work with learning at school. To qualify as a school-to-work experience, duties of employed students usually must be planned specifically to ensure work-based learning is meaningful. It involves an agreement between the student, employer and the school. Students must provide copy of pay stubs showing hours completed and all withholding taxes.

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