Intermediate Systems Diagnostics, Service, and Repair Pathway
Automotive Technologies I, is a year-long concentrator course in the Systems Diagnostic, Service and Repair Pathway designed to integrate academic and technical preparation, focus on career awareness, career exploration, and skill preparation for the Transportation Industry. Through project based learning, hands on, highly engaging activities, students enrolled in Automotive Technologies I, will begin to build a foundational understanding of the Automotive Industry. Classroom, laboratory, and hands-on contextual learning; project- and work-based instruction is used to introduce students to automotive careers, automotive safety, maintenance, electrical systems, lubrication expectations, cooling, and fuel systems. Students will also review and demonstrate learning on the following automotive systems: brakes, steering and suspension, front end alignment, powertrain, and air conditioning. Upon the completion of this course students will be prepared to advance to Automotive Technologies II, transition to post secondary career training, and or be prepared for an entry level position in today's automotive service industry.
Advanced Automotive Technology
Automotive Technologies II, is a year-long capstone course in the Systems Diagnostic, Service and Repair Pathway designed to integrate academic and technical preparation, focus on career awareness, career exploration, and skill preparation for the Transportation Industry. This advanced course extends students’ knowledge and skills gained in the Automotive Technology concentrator course. This course provides further knowledge and skills in topics such as: engine construction, brakes, suspension, steering, tires, electrical and engine performance. Students will also develop diagnostic skills using diagnostic equipment for automobiles and light trucks. Students will be expected to perform common repair tasks for automobiles and light trucks.