Automotive Service Technology (5609)
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry-level employment as automotive/ light truck technicians at area dealerships, independent garages or other automotive repair facilities. The program also can provide supplemental training for individuals previously or currently employed in these occupations.
Instruction includes diagnosis and repair of engines, fuel, electrical, cooling and brake systems, drive train and suspension systems, and manual and automatic transmissions. The program also includes instruction in safe and efficient work practices, troubleshooting skills, service and maintenance of automobiles including both domestic and imports. Both classroom instruction and shop experiences are provided.
This program provides exit points for those who wish to specialize in a specific area. Students must complete courses required for each individual exit point.
Students enrolled in this program may be required to enroll in basic skills training. This will be determined by their scores on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
Students in this program should be advised by the instructor or the program manager before enrolling in courses. For information call 633-8334.
*Students who have satisfactory test scores are not required to take these courses.