Automotive

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Course Description

Transportation affects our lives in a multitude of ways. Transportation systems move raw materials to manufacturers and finished products to consumers locally, nationally, and globally. Individuals use transportation systems every day for business, work, and pleasure. Transportation technology courses provide students with opportunities to understand transportation systems from the perspective of either the consumer or the service provider. The range of courses enables students to study both vehicle ownership and vehicle maintenance, and to develop skills and prepare for careers in the servicing and repair of vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft. In addition, students will develop the essential skills and work habits that are important for success in the transportation industry.

What You Will Do

Students study the ownership and service of small power equipment and automotive vehicles. Students are exposed to full rebuild of small engines and how each part depends on other components of the engine. Students examine safety tooled into vehicles and how these features are checked for proper function. Many of the practical components are “live work” and students experience first hand automotive technician work and standards found in industry. This course prepares you for automotive ownership to following a career as a technician.

Related Trades

Automotive Technician, Motorcycle Technician, Small Engine Repair, Recreational, Marine Technician, Transmission, Auto Body, Auto Paint, Agricultural Technician. 

 

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