Automotive Technology I
State of the art lab equipment
Students will apply the principles and functions of components as they pertain to automotive systems. The course is divided into three major areas of study, including a light service unit, automotive electrical systems, and braking systems. Included in the light service unit are topics ranging from reference materials and micrometers to basic vehicle systems like cooling, lubrication, and wheels/tires. The automotive electrical systems unit includes all aspects of automotive electrical systems from the basic battery, alternator and starter to advanced electrical diagnostics, while the braking systems unit covers all aspects of automotive braking systems, including hydraulic principles, disc and drum braking systems, and anti-lock braking systems.
- The laboratory portion covers approximately 70 percent of this course.
- Students should be able to obtain state mechanic certification in at least two of the test categories.
- NATEF certification is available.
- Internships are available through the A-YES Program.
- Articulation is available with Washtenaw Community College.
- You can take Automotive Technology II the following year.
Please watch our Automotive Technology Video
If you have any questions, please e-mail Timothy J. Timoszyk Or visit Mr. Timoszyk's Website
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