Introduction to Automotive

Basic physical and mechanical principals related to the transportation field, including ownership, maintenance, and related careers will be covered in this course. Through instruction, demonstrations, hands-on and problem-solving activities, students gain knowledge of skills involved in the operation and servicing of internal combustion engine systems, and the body and structural systems of various vehicles, including their parts and accessories. They also learn to apply safety as related to the vehicle, hand and power tools, test equipment, and materials common to this course. Students gain additional knowledge and skills in the cranking and charging systems, fuel systems, power transmission devices, body and chassis systems, steering components, and accessory systems. Instruction will emphasize technologies related to modern vehicles with an introduction to electronic and computer-controlled systems.

Prerequisites: Strong career interest. Grades: 10-11-12

All students interested in enrolling in one of the Advance Career Programs at Central Campus can learn more about enrollment here.