Intro to Small Engines, Automobiles & Diesel Trucks

Dual Credit High School Academy

CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer students an opportunity to explore numerous exciting careers available in the rapidly changing transportation industry. In this academy, students will earn credit toward CVTC programs, earn two Snap-On industry-recognized certifications and explore diesel trucks; automobile maintenance; automotive collision, repair and refinishing; and motorcycles, marine, and other small engines.  Hands-on labs and activities lead by instructors who worked in the industry will provide an opportunity to see what these career areas are really about.

*CTE Incentive Grant eligible with successful completion of two Snap-On Certifications (Multimeter and Torque)

Course Title Course Time

Introduction to Transportation Electrical, 1 credit

June 10-28

M-F 10:00am -12:08 pm

Lunch 12:09-12:43pm

Introduction to Motorcycle, Marine and Outdoor Power Products, 2 credits

June 10-28

M-F 12:44-5:00 pm

Course Description

Introduction to Transportation Electrical1 Credit
Students will learn electrical fundamentals including electrical/electronic terminology, electrical components, and circuits. Classroom instruction and hands-on training are provided on using electrical wiring diagrams, basic testing, and tools to identify electrical issues commonly found in vehicles. Successful completion of this class will count toward one credit in the Automotive Technician; Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician; and Diesel Truck Technician programs and a Snap-On Multimeter certification.

Introduction to Motorcycle, Marine and Outdoor Power Products; Automotive Technician; Auto Collision Repair & Refinish; and Diesel Trucks, 2 Credits
Students will have a chance to learn and explore through hands-on activities and labs the following programs: Motorcycle, Marine and Outdoor Power Products; Automotive Technician; Auto Collision Repair & Refinish; and Diesel Trucks. Activities will take place in the classrooms and labs that each of these programs teach in. Students will learn about the many career opportunities in the industry in addition to learning about small engines, motorcycles, ATV and marine engines; repairing and painting vehicles; basic vehicle maintenance, hybrid vehicles and new electronic vehicle features; and basic maintenance for diesel semi trucks.  Successful completion of this class will result in a Snap-On Torque certification.

Just the Facts

Summer 2019
3 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //

Academy Dates //
June 10 - June 28, 2019

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

Times //
10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Classroom Location //
CVTC Eau Claire Campuses

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