Automotive Technology 1 – 9401

Grade Level: 11, 12 Credits: 2 Type: Practical Art 

School: CACC

Prerequisite: C or better average in Algebra 1; preference is given to students with strong attendance patterns 

Automotive Technology is a course in automotive maintenance and light repair. Over two years, students will learn the necessary knowledge and skill sets outlined by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. The skill sets include brakes, steering and suspension, manual drivetrain, automatic transmission/transaxles, engine repair, heating and air conditioning, electronics and engine performance. After the two-year course, students will obtain the skills required to enter the automotive repair industry as a general service technician and enter the industry as a “B-Level” Technician. Approved work clothes and shoes are a requirement. Every student will have an opportunity to advance personal and professional skills through participation in SkillsUSA.

Related: Small Engine Technology, PLTW-Digital Electronics 

Articulated college credit: may be available