Automotive Technology Career Area

Overview

This high technology course offers students the chance to gain expertise in the diagnosis, repair, and testing of all types of foreign and domestic automobiles using sophisticated computerized equipment. As the auto industry continues to evolve into new technologies it is imperative technicians are formally trained.

The Freshmen will be instructed on the safety of the shop, and whereabouts of the fire-extinguishers, the use of fire extinguishers, the fire blankets, and the emergency shut off switches. The students will also be instructed on the proper use and care of all tools and equipment, the use of power tools, the use of jacks, jacking a vehicle and the placement of a vehicle on a lift....

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Freshman Year

  • Shop Safety
  • Car Maintenance
  • Basic Hand Tool Use
  • Changing Tires
  • Service Braking Systems

Sophomore Year

  • Review of Saftey
  • Front End Alignment
  • Repair Standard Transmissions
  • Use Front End Alignment Machinery
  • Complete Brake Jobs

Junior Year

  • Live Hands on Work
  • Repair of Major Systems
  • Service Air Conditioning
  • Diagnostics of Major Components
  • Rebuild Major Components

Senior Year

  • Computer Car Controls
  • Repairing Computers
  • Diagnose Engine Problems
  • Review Work Ethics
  • Repair Engine Problems
  • Jon Christiansen
  • Shop Instructor
  • Grades: 11 & 12
  • Ext. 1330
  • Joseph Westwell
  • Shop Instructor
  • Grades: 9 & 10
  • Ext. 1330
  • Andrew Donais
  • Related Instructor
  • All Grade Levels
  • Ext. 1123
  • Kenneth Rozzen
  • Aide
  • All Grade Levels
  • Ext. 1330