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Automotive Service Technician

995 hours
According to the most recent NATEF Automotive Service Technician standards, students in this major will cover the skills necessary to become an entry-level technician. Students will concentrate on courses in introduction, brakes, steering & suspension, electrical/electronics, engine performance, heating & air conditioning, engine repair, automatic transmission, and manual drive train and axles. They will learn how to diagnose and complete brake service, perform vehicle steering and suspension alignment, as well as electrical theory, electrical/electronic diagnostics. Students will cover engine performance diagnostics and techniques for repair using a variety of diagnostic equipment. This career major includes automotive heating, air conditioning and the student will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant, as well as diagnostics of the heat and A/C system. Students will use advanced diagnostic and repair equipment to troubleshoot complex automotive systems. This career major is intended to provide courses closely aligned with NATEF hours and tasks. ASE certification is recommended and industry recognized.
Fundamentals of Automotive Service 45 hours
Automotive Brakes 95 hours
Automotive Steering & Suspension 95 hours
Automotive Engine Repair 130 hours
Automotive Electrical & Electronics 210 hours
Automotive Engine Performance  160 hours
Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning  70 hours
Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle  80 hours
Workforce Staging 30 hours