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Automotive Engine Repair & Electrical, Certificate

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The automotive technician inspects, tests and diagnoses vehicles to determine repairs required. Technicians start engines and listen for sound indicative of malfunctions, drive vehicles noting performance of parts such as clutch, gears and brakes, analyze motor for cylinder compression, fuel consumption, wheel alignment, and steering using a variety of testing devices.

The automotive technician plans work procedures using charts, technical manuals and experience. A variety of lifting devices are used to gain access to the underside of vehicles.

Disassembling units, such as engines, transmissions and differentials to inspect parts for wear is also done by a technician. Wear will be measured using micrometers, calipers and thickness gages. They may repair and replace parts. General auto service of vehicles may also be a part of the automotive technicians duties. See information on required Automotive Tool List.

COURSE #COURSE TITLECREDITS
AUTO 1100
Introduction to Transportation2
AUTO 1111
Electrical4
AUTO 1120
Air Conditioning2
AUTO 1121
Advanced Heating & Air Conditioning2
AUTO 1145
Engine Performance I2
 
Fall Credits12
 Spring 
AUTO 1136Engine Technology & Lab5
 Spring Credits5
 TOTAL CREDITS17
 

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Updated: si 12/12/11