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Brake Systems – AUT 110 & 111/ Steering and Suspension – AUT 160 & 161
Grade: 10-12 Credit: 2 MaxCred: 2

This course involves the operational theory and application of hydraulic and anti-lock brake systems; disc and drum brakes are discussed. This course develops skills in the diagnosis and repair of hydraulic and anti-lock brake systems, covering both disc and drum type braking systems. This course presents the automotive suspension system, the diagnosing of suspension problems, identifying components, recognizing tire wear problems, wheel balancing, and the use of alignment equipment.

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Basic Fuel & Ignition Systems – AUT 140 & 141/ Basic Automotive Electricity – ADX 120 & 121
Grade: 11-12 Credit: 2 MaxCred: 2
Prerequisite: Brake Systems/Steering and Suspension
Comments: Teacher recommendation required.

This course presents the theory, component identification, application, operation, and the service and repair of the basic automotive ignition, fuel, and emission systems, including related components. This course introduces the student to the principles, theories, and concepts of the automotive electrical system that include the unique diagramming, coding and locating of wiring, and component devices.

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470556 Basic Automotive Electricity - ADX 120
Grade: 11-12 Credit: 1
Prerequisite: Brakes and Suspension/Lab
Comments: Block class with Basic Fuel & Ignition/Lab.

This course introduces the student to the principles, theories, and concepts of the automotive electrical system that include the unique diagramming, coding and locating of wiring, and component devices. It is assumed that: 1. In all areas, appropriate theory, safety, and support instruction will be required for performing each task; 2. The instruction has included identification and use of appropriate tools and testing and measurement equipment required to accomplish certain tasks; 3. The student has received the necessary training to locate and use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and resources; 4. In all areas, the student has demonstrated the ability to write work orders and warranty reports, to include information regarding problem resolution and the results of the work performed for the customer and manufacturer. The writing process will incorporate the “Three C’s” (concern, cause and correction) as a format to communicate this information.

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Co-op I, II, III – Automotive (AUT 199 & 299)
Grade: 12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 3
Prerequisite: Introductory courses in Automotive Technology Program and must be a program completer by graduation.
Comments: Teacher recommendation required

Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the students' education objectives. documents/StudentHandbook 2016-2017.pdfs participating in the Cooperative Education program receive compensation for their work.

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Electrical Systems – ADX 260 &261
Grade: 11-12 Credit: 1
Prerequisite: Brake Systems/Steering and Suspension

This course focuses on the theory and principles relating to automotive electrical/electronic components. It is assumed that: 1. In all areas, appropriate theory, safety, and support instruction will be required for performing each task; 2. The instruction has included identification and use of appropriate tools and testing and measurement equipment required to accomplish certain tasks; 3. The student has received the necessary training to locate and use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and resources; 4. In all areas, the student has demonstrated the ability to write work orders and warranty reports, to include information regarding problem resolution and the results of the work performed for the customer and manufacturer. The writing process will incorporate the “Three C’s” (concern, cause and correction) as a format to communicate this information.

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Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair and Lab Section A/Lab - ADX 120/121
Grade: 10-11 Credit: 1
Comments: Block class with Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair B/Lab.

These courses introduce the student to the principles, theories, and concepts of Automotive Technology, and include instruction in the maintenance and light repair of Engines, Brake Systems, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension and Steering Systems, Automatic and Manual Transmission/Transaxles, and Engine Performance Systems. In all areas, appropriate theory, safety, and support instruction will be taught and required for performing each task, including proper care and cleaning of customers vehicles. The instruction will also include identification and use of appropriate tools and testing/measurement equipment required to accomplish certain tasks. The student will also receive the necessary training to locate and use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and resources, and demonstrate the ability to write work orders. All Tasks for the Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Sections A, B, C, and D are listed in the Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Section A Task List.

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Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair and Lab Section B/Lab - ADX 120/121
Grade: 10-11 Credit: 1
Comments: Block class with Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair A/Lab.

These courses introduce the student to the principles, theories, and concepts of Automotive Technology, and include instruction in the maintenance and light repair of Engines, Brake Systems, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension and Steering Systems, Automatic and Manual Transmission/Transaxles, and Engine Performance Systems. In all areas, appropriate theory, safety, and support instruction will be taught and required for performing each task, including proper care and cleaning of customers vehicles. The instruction will also include identification and use of appropriate tools and testing/measurement equipment required to accomplish certain tasks. The student will also receive the necessary training to locate and use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and resources, and demonstrate the ability to write work orders. All Tasks for the Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Sections A, B, C, and D are listed in the Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Section A Task List.

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