Automotive Technology

Power Mechanics 9/10 and Automotive 11/12

For the academic year of 2018/2019, all four courses will be combined into a modified Automotive class. Students will have the opportunity to learn using a variety of learning opportunities to accommodate the needs of the multilevel learners within this dynamic class. Topics will include: Shop safety, Emergency Procedures (on the road), Basic Operation of an automobile, Identify basic troubles, adhere to a maintenance schedule, Wheels and Tires, Basic Oil Change, Steering and Alignment, Braking control and maintenance, Car Appearance, Power Train Operation, Fuel consumptions, and Alternative Vehicles.

Student Suggestions:

Learn and Understand:

  • ‘Simple Stuff’
  • Science of Cars/Evolutions of Cars
  • Improve/Enhance Car Performance
  • Learn about Engine, Transmission, Suspension, and Braking System
  • Learn about Motorcycle
  • Lawnmower Engine

Students will Do:

  • Basic Maintenance
  • Oil Change
  • Spark Plugs
  • Tires
  • Repair – AC leaks
  • Repair – Cars
  • Repair – Windows/Wind Shield
  • ‘Take Stuff Apart and Put Back Together’ – Engine
  • Washing/Detailing Cars

Field Trip:

  • Auto Related Business

Extra: Driver License Program – Learn to Drive