Automotive Technology

Auto Tech Students

“The Southeast Region Career and Technology Automotive Technology Program is National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and Maintenance and Light Repair Program Certified”

 

 

 COURSE TITLE: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I

Grades 10-12; 2 credits; 36 weeks- This course is available for college/dual credit

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Automotive Technology I is a comprehensive vocational automotive program designed to give students an understanding of the operation and maintenance of the modern automobile. Program emphasis is in the major area of basic service, fuel systems, engine tune-up, electrical systems, engine overhaul, and chassis systems. Students are eligible for Skills USA Membership and competition.

INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES AND/OR GOALS: Upon completion of the course, students will have a basic understanding of the operation, maintenance, and repair of engine systems, electrical systems, fuel systems, and chassis systems. Students will be able to demonstrate proper human relations and communications skills in a working environment as well as develop basic skills in job seeking and career development.

 

COURSE TITLE: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II

Grades 11-12, 2 credits; 36 weeks
PREREQUISITE: Automotive Technology I – This course is available for college/dual credit

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Automotive Technology II is a comprehensive vocational/technical automotive program designed to give students an understanding of the operation, maintenance, repair, and light diagnosis of the modern vehicle. Program emphasis is in the major areas of basic service, fuel systems, electronic ignition systems, engine tune-up, electrical systems, engine overhaul, and chassis systems. Also included are many opportunities to work with modern technological components and systems such as laser assisted diagnostic equipment, computer auto systems and test equipment, and electronics applications. Students are eligible for Skills USA membership and competition as well as the State and National Fore/AAA Quality Care Contests.

INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES AND/OR GOALS: At the conclusion of the course, the students will understand the function of each unit and its components as it relates to the automobile. They will also be able to identify parts, handle most repair procedures, test procedures, and minor diagnostic procedures as outlined by the manufacturers. Students will be able to demonstrate proper human relations and communication skills in a working environment, as well as, develop basic skills in job seeking and career development. This is a two-time national award winning program.