These are a few of the courses you will take in the Automotive Maintenance Technician program.
Automotive Brake Systems
This course of study is designed to provide the student with the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair foundation brake systems found on cars and light-duty trucks using industry standard equipment.
Auto Engine Performance 1
Students will disassemble an internal combustion engine, identify and measure components, reassemble engine using industry standard tools and procedures, and perform basic engine tests.
Students will acquire basic welding skills on light gauge metals and other materials used in the automobile industry by using oxyacetylene welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and plastic welding.
Automatic Transmission & Transaxles (Two Year Program)
Students will explore the principles of hydraulic and electronic controls as it relates to the automatic transmission.
Automotive HVAC Systems (Two Year Program)
Students will evacuate and recharge A/C systems, convert A/C systems from R-12 to R134a refrigerant according to industry standards, perform component replacement, and diagnose and repair computerized climate control systems.
Automotive Axles & Drive Trains (Two Year Program)
Students will learn the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair automotive axles and drive trains. Coursework includes: wheel bearings, constant velocity joints, drive shafts & u-joints, and differential units.