C.O.O.R. CTE Automotive Technology program is open to any local high school junior or senior. This program is designed to familiarize the student with the automotive service and repair industry open to high school juniors & seniors. This NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified program will provide instruction in manipulative skills and technical knowledge required for employment as an automotive technician.
2021-22 Location: Roscommon Area Public Schools
Automotive Technology Class 21/22
Year 1 - Free College Credit
|AUT-16303 Automotive Fundamentals - 2 Credits (Semester 1)
This is a lecture/lab course designed to familiarize the student with the automotive unit; design, production, operating, testing, and servicing. This course explores how to perform preventative maintenance routines such as oil changes, tire rotations on standard systems as well as on vehicles equipped with TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System), brake and suspension system inspections, and how to service the cooling system. General shop safety and proper tool usage will be covered.
|AUT-13000 Torque & Precision Measurement - 2 Credits (Semester 1)
This course is a lecture/lab course designed to provide instruction on basic measurement using both the imperial and metric systems. Students will develop skills and technical knowledge in the function and use of various precision measurement tools commonly used in the automotive industry. Students will also gain knowledge in the theory of fastener torque as well as the proper use of common torque tools.
|AUT-17703 Automotive Electrical Systems - 4 Credits (Semester 2)
In this course, students will develop technical knowledge and skills necessary to service and diagnose modern electrical systems. Emphasis will be placed on electrical testing techniques and use of electrical testing equipment. Instruction and lab work will cover chassis wiring, electrical accessories, batteries, starters, charging systems, and ignition system service. The student will complete the ASE A6 technician certification exam, demonstrating knowledge of the skills necessary to diagnose, service and repair automobile electrical systems.
|AUT-16401 Basic Electricity - 3 Credits (Semester 2)
This electrical course is designed as a prerequisite for automotive electrical classes. Areas of instruction will cover basic electricity, magnetism, fundamentals of batteries, starting motors, charging systems, ignition systems, electrical accessories, and basic wiring.
Year 2 - Free College Credit
|AUT-17703 Automotive Braking Systems - 4 Credits (Semester 1)
This course is designed to provide instruction and skill development in automotive brake system theory and service. Students will develop skills and technical knowledge in the evolution of operation, theory, diagnosis, and repair of conventional and modern computer-controlled anti-lock braking systems. The student will complete the A5 technician certification exam, demonstrating knowledge of the skills necessary to diagnose, service and repair automotive braking systems.
|AUT-26500 Steering, Suspension & Alignment - 4 Credits (Semester 2)
This is a lecture/lab course covering nomenclature and operating principles of steering and suspension systems. Emphasis is on skill development in servicing power steering systems, replacement of suspension components, and four-wheel alignment. The student will complete the ASE A4 technician exam, demonstrating knowledge of the skills necessary to diagnose, service and repair automotive steering and suspension systems.
|AUT-27000 Heating & Air Conditioning - 3 Credits (Semester 2)
In this basic refrigeration and air conditioning course, students will gain skills in refrigeration tools and materials, basic refrigeration systems, compressors, refrigerant controls, electric circuit controls, refrigerants testing, and repair of air conditioning units. The student will complete the ASE A7 technician certification exam, demonstrating knowledge of the skills necessary to diagnose, service and repair automotive heating and air conditioning systems.