AUTO MECHANICS


SPECIAL CLASS FEATURES

  • Fully Equipped Fundamentals Lab
  • Opportunities to Earn Michigan Certifications: 
        Automatic Transmission
        Electrical Systems
        Engine Performance
        Manual Transmission and Rear Axle
        Engine Repair
        Heating & Air Cooling
        Front End and Suspension
  • Opportunity to Compete for College Scholarships
  • Participate in SkillsUSA - a National Student Organization
  • Field Trips
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • May Earn College Credit 

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

 

  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership Skills
  • Time Management
  • Work Ethics
  • Use of Technology

Contact Instructor

             Dwayne Gilbert         
     Francis Schlaud

PROGRAM PROFILE

The Auto Mechanics program is a two year ASE (Automobile Service Excellence) program.  This program is intended to prepare students with the skills necessary to take and pass the Michigan Motor Vehicle Mechanic Competency Tests and enter the field of work as an advanced employee.  This program focuses on general maintenance, electrical systems service, fuel systems, engine rebuild, brake and hydraulic service, drive train service, steering and suspension and drivability.  The service area is a large lab with up-to-date equipment for the students to use.  Students work on newer, factory-donated vehicles.

COURSE CONTENT
 

  • Shop Safety
  • Shop Operation
  • Tool Identification
  • Electrical Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Manual Transmission
  • Brakes & Hydraulics
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Ignition Systems
  • Charging Systems
  • Emission Systems
  • General Engine Diagnostics
  • Engine Rebuilding
  • Basic Auto Service
  • Computer Engine Control

RESOURCES

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence  

NAPA Auto Parts  

Automotive News  

National SkillsUSA   

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