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The Academy will offer two progressive levels of auto service technology and an internship course.

 

Automobile Maintenance Light Repair

Basic Maintenance and Light Repair

 

This course is designed as the foundational course for the Automobile Maintenance and Light Repair pathway. Students in this course will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance and light repair technician. Students will be exposed to courses in automotive preventative maintenance and servicing and replacing brakes, and steering and suspension components. In addition, student will learn how to do general electrical system diagnosis, learn electrical theory, perform basic tests and determine necessary action. In addition, students will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant. The hours completed in this course are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards and are a base for the entry-level technician.

 

Maintenance & Light Repair 2

Prerequisite: Basic Maintenance & Light Repair

 

Students will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance and light repair technician and will expose students to automotive preventative maintenance and servicing, as well as replacing brakes, and steering and suspension components. Students will also learn general electrical system diagnosis, electrical theory, basic test requirements, and determining necessary action. In addition, students will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant. Standards for this course are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards and are an excellent foundation for the entry-level technician.

 

Maintenance & Light Repair 3

Prerequisite: Maintenance & Light Repair 2

 

Students will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance and light repair technician and will expose student to automotive preventative maintenance and servicing, replacing brakes, as well as steering and suspension components. Students will learn about general electrical system diagnosis, electrical theory, basic tests that are required, and determine the necessary action. In addition, students will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant. The standards in this course are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards and are an excellent foundation for the entry-level technician.

 

Automobile Service Technology

Automobile Service Technology 4 Prerequisite: Maintenance & Light Repair 3

 

Students in this major will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance and light repair technician. This career major will expose the student to courses in automotive preventative maintenance and servicing and replacing brakes, and steering and suspension components. They will also learn how to do general electrical system diagnosis, learn electrical theory, perform basic tests and then determine necessary action. In addition, they will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant. The hours completed in this major are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards and are an excellent foundation for the entry-level technician.

 

Automobile Service Technology 5 Prerequisite: Automobile Service Tech. 4

 

Students in this course will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance and light repair technician and will expose students to courses in automotive preventative maintenance, servicing and replacing brakes, and steering and suspension components. The students will also learn how to do general electrical system diagnosis, learn about electrical theory, and perform basic tests to determine necessary action. In addition, students will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant. The hours completed in this course are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards and are an excellent foundation for an entry-level technician.

 

Automobile Service Technology 6

Prerequisite: Automobile Service Technology 5

 

Students in this course will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance and light repair technician and will expose students to automotive preventative maintenance, servicing and replacing brakes, and steering and suspension components. The students will also learn how to do general electrical system diagnosis, learn electrical theory, perform basic tests and determine necessary action. In addition, students will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant. The hours completed in this course are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards and are an excellent foundation for an entry-level technician.

 

Automobile Service Internship

Prerequisite: Automobile Service Technology 6

 

The Automobile Service Technology Internship is an elective course for all Automobile Service Technology pathways. Students have the opportunity to practice finished work and develop problem solving skills. Students practice adaptability to job equipment and technology and exhibit progressive productivity and acceptable job performance. Mastery of these standards through project-based learning and leadership development activities of the Career and Technical Student Organizations will help prepare students with a competitive edge for the Automobile Service marketplace.

 

Automobile Maintenance Light Repair Career Opportunities:

• Alternative Fuels Vehicle Technician

• Auto Body Repair Technician

• Auto Glass Installer

• Mechanic

• Automotive Electrician

• Automotive Service Advisor

• Small Engine Mechanic

• Tire changer & Repairer

• Truck/Bus Driver/Mechanic

• Creative Designer of Automobiles

• Diesel Engine Specialist

• Insurance Appraiser

• Motorcycle Mechanic

• Radiator Repairer

• Sales Manager

• Service Station Attendant

 

Automobile Service Technology Career Opportunities:

• Alternative Fuels Vehicle Technician

• Auto Body Repair Technician

• Auto Glass Installer

• Mechanic

• Automotive Electrician

• Automotive Service Advisor

• Small Engine Mechanic

• Tire changer & Repairer

• Truck/Bus Driver/Mechanic

• Creative Designer of Automobiles

• Diesel Engine Specialist

• Insurance Appraiser

• Motorcycle Mechanic

• Radiator Repairer

• Sales Manager

• Service Station Attendant