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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 TITLE CREDITS
AUTO 1100
Introduction to Transportation 2
AUTO 1111
Electrical 4
AUTO 1120
Air Conditioning 2
AUTO 1121
Advanced Heating & Air Conditioning 2
AUTO 1145
Engine Performance I 2
 
Fall Credits 12
  Spring  
AUTO 1136 Engine Technology & Lab 5
  Spring Credits 5
  TOTAL CREDITS 17
 

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Updated: si 12/12/11