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Core
Automotive Technology (345 required hours)
Hours
Prerequisite(s)
Introduction and Safety introduces the basic uses and functions of the automotive shop. Throughout this course, you will study shop safety, including handling hazardous materials and disposal. In addition, you will demonstrate the proper use of the torque wrench, correct and accurate use of all automotive measuring tools, and safe operation of equipment, including jacks, jack stands, and vehicle hoists.
Students in this course are introduced to the basic theory and function of modern engine technology, automatic and manual transmission/transaxles, and basic electrical fundamentals. Students will maintain and service engines and drivetrain systems, and practice electrical testing procedures.
ASE Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair II is a continuation of ASE Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair I and carries you forward in basic theory and function of suspension and steering systems, braking systems and heating ventilation and air conditioning fundamentals. During this course, you will continue to explore maintenance and servicing of engines and drivetrain systems.
60
FUND 0085
Students apply the correct mathematical operation to solve practical problems. Students use whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents to solve practical problems. Students are introduced to the basics of measurement, geometry, averages, probability, patterns and simple equations.
Workplace Success is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
Electives
Automotive Technology (855 required hours)
Hours
Prerequisite(s)
This class will teach the automotive technician the basic mathematical skills that are used in the automotive industry. Students will learn addition, subtraction, multiplication of whole numbers, fractions, decimal numbers, finding perimeter, area and volume, working with angles in degrees, minutes and seconds, calculating time, speed and distance, ratios and proportions, formulas, number conversions and reading and interpreting graphs. Math problems will cover situations that may arise in routine service work, as well as situations encountered by specialists.
ASE Engine Repair I explores all aspects of diagnosis and repair and replacement of automotive engines, cylinder heads and valve trains, blocks, lubrication and cooling systems. This is the first part of a two-part series focusing on diagnosis and repair of lubrication and cooling systems. This course conforms to ASE/NATEF standards.
ASE Engine Repair II continues training from ASE Engine Repair I including: diagnosis, repair, and replacement of automotive engines, cylinder heads and valve trains, blocks, and lubrication and cooling system repairs. Throughout your time in this course you will also explore general engine diagnosis and all aspects of engine repair, including engine repair, cylinder head, valve train, and engine block assembles. You will also practice the safe and proper techniques for removal and reinstallation of engines. This course conforms to ASE/NATEF standards.
This is the first course in a two-course series. Students in this course will learn diagnosis and repair of automatic transmissions and transaxles inside and outside of a vehicle including proper maintenance techniques of automatic transmissions/transaxles. Students will also learn how to retrieve diagnostic code using a scan tool. This course conforms to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.
This is the second course in a two-course series. Students in this course will learn diagnosis, removal, replacing and repair of automatic transmissions and transaxles inside and outside of a vehicle. This course conforms to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.
ASE Manual Drive Train and Axles I is the first course in a two-course series. During your time in this course, you will diagnosis and repair manual drive trains and axles including manual transmissions and transaxles, clutches, drive shafts, U-joints, CV joints, drive axles, four-wheel and all-wheel drive components. This course conforms to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.
ASE Manual Drive Train and Axles II is the second course in a two-course series. Throughout this course, you will diagnose and repair manual drive trains and axles including manual transmissions and transaxles, clutches, drive shafts, U-joints, CV joints, drive axles, four-wheel and all-wheel drive components. This course conforms to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.
ASE Steering and Suspension I offers detailed training in aspects of diagnosis and repair of automotive Suspension and Steering systems as part of a three course series. Throughout this course, you will be introduced to diagnosing and replacement of suspension components.
In this course, students will receive training in all aspects of diagnosis and repair of automotive suspension and steering systems. Instruction will be given in alignments, diagnosing and replacement of steering components, diagnosis of tire wear, and alignment related problems. This course conforms to ASE/NATEF standards.
This is the first part of a two-course series. Throughout this course, students will study general inspection and will diagnose automotive brake systems. The function, diagnoses, and repair of the hydraulic brake system is emphasized in this class.
This course conforms to ASE/NATEF standards. ASE Brake Systems II explores all aspects of diagnosis and repair of automotive brake systems. Throughout this course, you will be introduced to brake functions, anti-lock brake functions, diagnosing of all aspects of brakes, and proper service of brake and their related components. This is the second part of the three course series. This part focuses on inspection, adjustment, and repair of drum and disc brakes.
This course conforms to ASE/NATEF standards. In this course, students will receive detailed training in all aspects of Automotive Electricity and Electronics. Instruction is given in electrical theory, Ohms law, troubleshooting, diagnosis and functions of all automotive electrical/electronic systems. This is the first of a three-course series. This course focuses on electrical principles, basic circuits and electrical components, meter usage and general electrical diagnosis.
This course conforms to ASE/NATEF standards. In this course, students will receive detailed training in all aspects of Automotive Electricity and Electronics. Instruction is given in electrical theory, Ohms law, troubleshooting, diagnosis, and functions of all Automotive Electrical/Electronic systems. This is the second of a two course series. This course focuses on Ohms law, series and parallel circuits, use of wiring diagrams to inspect, test and diagnose electrical circuits.
ASE Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning II is the second course in a two-course series. In this course, you will study diagnosis, operation, and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems including operation and repair of air conditioning systems and related controls. You will explore safe handling, recovery and recycling of refrigerants. This course conforms to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards. In order to successfully complete the course, you must pass the Section 609 Certification.
ASE Heating, ventilation, and Air Conditioning I is the first course in a two-course series. In this course, you will practice diagnosing, operating, and repairing automotive heating and air conditioning systems, as well as safe handling, recovering, and recycling refrigerants. This course conforms to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.
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AUTO 2002, AUTO 2003, AUTO 2050, AUTO 2055
This course conforms to ASE/NATEF standards. Students will be taught aspects of diagnosis and repair of automotive engine performance systems, including, but not limited to fuel injection systems, carburetor systems, ignition systems, computer controls, emissions systems, and exhaust systems. This is the first of a two course series. This course focuses on diagnosing engine conditions, the operation, and repairing of ignition systems. Oscilloscope operation and waveform analysis is also covered.
This course conforms to ASE/NATEF standards. During this course, you will receive detailed training in all aspects of diagnosis and repair of automotive engine performance systems. You will explore all aspects of engine performance including but not limited to fuel injection systems, ignition systems, computer controls, emissions systems, and exhaust systems. This is the second of a two course series. This course focuses on all aspects of air induction and exhaust systems, fuel systems, emission system, and onboard computer powertrain controls.
Students in this course will study the current fuels used in the automotive industry and the environmental concerns associated with fuels. Students will be introduced to fuel systems of light duty diesel vehicles. Students will have an opportunity to apply new skills in basic fuel systems, types, engines, engine aspiration systems, emission controls, and general vehicle emissions inspection, as well as an introduction to light duty diesels used in automotive applications.
Automotive Technology Special Project I provides the opportunity to practice previously learned skills. You will complete approved and supervised in-class work experiences as you prepare for work in the automotive technology industry.
Automotive Technology Special Project II provides the opportunity to practice previously learned skills. You will complete approved and supervised in-class work experiences as you prepare for work in the automotive technology industry.
Automotive Technology Special Project III provides the opportunity to practice previously learned skills. You will complete approved and supervised in-class work experiences as you prepare for work in the automotive technology industry.
The Automotive Technology externship experience helps you transition from a student into a professional role by allowing you to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and professional attributes learned in the program while working in a professional setting. This experience takes place under the supervision of a qualified site supervisor and includes skill practice and evaluation. Davis Tech program faculty periodically visit the externship site to evaluate your progress and performance. All program course work must be completed prior to enrolling in this course.
Machining for Manufacturing emphasizes the basic procedures and machining operations encountered in the machine shop. During this course, you will study topics including instruction in Machine safety, basic measuring tools, shop math, speeds and feeds, and metal identification. You will also operate Engine Lathe and Vertical Mills.
Job Seeking Skills explores how to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. During this course, you will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
Support Courses
Automotive Technology (0 required hours)
Hours
Prerequisite(s)
Students in this course will receive general assistance with program and course study, test preparation and the development of individual study resources.
Students will learn to use effective study habits and strategies for remembering information found in their textbooks and heard in-class lectures. Students will also learn to use a strategy for reading and taking notes from textbooks, taking notes in class, and learn effective strategies for taking the five types of tests most frequently given by teachers.