Automotive Technology I & II

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This program combines classroom instruction, a practical shop environment and a variety of hands on learning experiences to provide students with a thorough understanding of basic automotive maintenance and repair. Maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing of brake systems, electrical systems, on board diagnostic systems, steering and suspension, engines, and more will be taught. Students will be instructed on the use of a wide variety of modern shop equipment and tooling. They will be exposed to a variety of scan tools, electrical test equipment, and a Hunter Hawk Eye Elite four wheel alignment system. For the students that are serious about continuing on with this trade and have demonstrated a proficient ability and are a second year student, they will have the opportunity to compete in the Ford AAA contest or the Top Tech Challenge. These contests will give students a chance to sharpen their skills as well as earn scholarships for college. Second year students will be able to test for NATEF certification.  3 Credits