Automotive General Service Technology II (MISO3 – 17039)
Grades 11-12; 2 credits; 36 weeks
Prerequisite: Automotive General Service Technology I
The second year General Service Technology program consists of two-hour course continuing orientation to Engine repair, Automatic transmissions, Manual drive, Suspension and steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic systems, Heating and Air conditioning and Engine performance. Student must complete the Electrical/Electronic systems standard to pass complete the course. Automotive General Service Technology is a preparatory program to enter college Automotive Technology and does prepare students to be eligible for ASE Certification.
Course Description: Automotive General Service 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, fuels 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 electronic applications.
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.