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Automotive Service Technician (formerly Auto Mechanics) – Effective Fall 2021

Automotive Service Technician (formerly Auto Mechanics) – Effective Fall 2021

  • Specialization: Automotive Service Technician
    • Automotive Safety and Orientation

      This course introduces students to industry related health and safety requirements.

      Students will also gain insight into the Automotive Service Technician trade appropriate communication methods.

      Course Code: AST-200
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Automotive Service Tools and Equipment

      This course introduces students to the safe and effective use of automotive trade related hand and power tools including measuring devices and major equipment such as hoists and tire machines. Students will also learn proper terminology associated with body components and trim to support procedures including adjustments, diagnosis, repair and replacements.

      Co-requisite: Automotive Service Tools and Equipment Lab

      Course Code: AST-210
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Automotive Service Tools and Equipment Lab

      This course allows students to apply, practice and gain the necessary skills to safely and effectively use trade related tools and equipment. Students will also learn how to use basic measurement and precision measuring devices as well as the safe operation of major equipment such as hoists and tire machines. Students will also learn proper terminology associated with body components and trim to support practicing adjustments, diagnosis, repair and replacements.

      Pre-requisite: A grade of C (60%) or higher in Automotive Safety and Orientation.

      Co-requisite: Automotive Service Tools and Equipment

      Course Code: AST-220
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 63
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Mathematics for Automotive Service Technicians

      This course will provide students with an overview of mathematics employed in the automotive industry. This course will cover strategies to address math related problems including manipulating formulas as well as a general review of relevant mathematical concepts.

      Course Code: AST-230
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Automotive Fundamentals

      This course provides students with the skills and fundamental knowledge related to engine principles, such as types of engine classifications and configurations, types of valve train configurations, as well as calculations related to engine displacement, compression ratios, horsepower, area and volume.

      Co-requisite: Automotive Fundamentals Lab

      Course Code: AST-240
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Automotive Fundamentals Lab

      This lab provides students the opportunity to apply their understanding of topics covered in Automotive Fundamentals (Theory) with hands on experience.

      Pre-requisite: A grade of C (60%) or higher in Automotive Service Tools and Equipment, Automotive Service Tools and Equipment Lab

      Co-requisite: Automotive Fundamentals

      Course Code: AST-250
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 67
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Steering, Suspension and Alignment 1

      This course provides students with the knowledge to describe, identify and analyze various types of steering systems, steering gears, assist systems, tires, wheels and hubs and their associated components.

      Co-requisite: Steering, Suspension and Alignment 1 Lab

      Course Code: AST-260
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 63
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Steering, Suspension and Alignment 1 Lab

      This lab provides students the opportunity to apply their understanding of topics covered in Steering, Suspension, tires, wheels and hubs and Alignment 1 (Theory) with hands on experience.

      Pre-requisite: A grade of C (60%) or higher in Automotive Service Tools and Equipment, Automotive Service Tools and Equipment Lab

      Co-requisite: Steering, Suspension and Alignment 1

      Course Code: AST-270
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Steering, Suspension and Alignment 2

      This course provides students with the knowledge to diagnose, repair and/or replace various types of steering systems, steering gears, assist systems, wheel alignment and their associated components.

      Pre-requisite: A grade of C (60%) or higher in Steering, Suspension and Alignment 1

      Co-requisite: Automotive Service Tools and Equipment Lab

      Course Code: AST-280
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Steering, Suspension and Alignment 2 Lab

      This lab provides students the ability to troubleshoot and apply their understanding of topics covered in Steering, Suspension and Alignment 2 (Theory) with hands on experience.

      Pre-requisite: A grade of C (60%) or higher in Steering, Suspension and Alignment 1, Steering, Suspension and Alignment 1 Lab

      Co-requisite: Automotive Service Tools and Equipment Lab

      Course Code: AST-290
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Automotive Electrical Systems

      This course focuses on electrical and electronic principles and components and their operation in current-generation hybrid and electric vehicle systems. Topics include basic electrical theory and battery related testing with a focus on safe work practices related to diagnosing and repairing electrical circuit components.

      Co-requisite: Automotive Service Tools and Equipment Lab

      Course Code: AST-300
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 63
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Automotive Work Practicum

      The work practicum is a key component of the Automotive Service Technician program and an integral pathway to transition students from the MITT learning environment to the workplace. Practicum is an unpaid, work integrated learning (WIL) component of technical training at MITT. It offers students the opportunity to gain industry-relevant experience and to build on their technical skills while increasing confidence, employability, and job readiness.

      A grade of C (60%) or higher in Mathematics for Automotive Service Technicians, Automotive Fundamentals, Automotive Fundamentals Lab, Steering, Suspension and Alignment 2, Steering, Suspension and Alignment 2 Lab, Automotive Electrical Systems

      Course Code: AST-310
      Course Requirements: Mathematics for Automotive Service Technicians,Automotive Fundamentals,Automotive Fundamentals Lab,Steering, Suspension and Alignment 2,Steering, Suspension and Alignment 2 Lab,Automotive Electrical Systems

      Hours: 320

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