Grade level 11-12. May be taken 3 times with a “C” or better grade to advance.
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:
Suspension & steering
Cooling & lubrication
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
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.