Automotive Maintenance Technology

 Automotive Maintenance Technology in Office 2007 Ready 2007

 

Grade level 11-12. May be taken 3 times with a “C” or better grade to advance.Automotive Automotive

Automotive Maintenance Technology is designed to acquaint the student with the basic principles, operation, and maintenance of the automobile through the coordination of classroom and shop activities in which theory and practical skills are learned. The course includes the study of the following systems:

Fuel systems

Suspension & steering

Electrical systems

Brakes

Cooling & lubrication

Engines

Engine performance & tune up

Engine service & repair

 

These eight automotive systems are taught over the course of three semesters so that students taking second and third semesters will be covering new material.

Purchase of safety glasses and coveralls is required.

 

Credits and Certifications

 

1.5 Elective

 

Tech prep available

 

David Nix - Instructor

Mr. Nix is an ASE/Master Automobile Technician and holds a Type M Teaching Certificate from the state of Alaska. He is also an EETC Certified Technician in components plus and electrical as well as an EETC Certified Engine Technician in Compact Diesel, Four Stroke Engine, and Two Stroke Engine. He completed STEM in Automotive and Motorsports workshop in October 2014. He was awarded a BP Teacher of Excellence in 2012-13.