Automotive Technology Level 1

Automotive Technology Level 1

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Course Hours: 
180
Price: 
$995.00
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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This Automotive Technician (ASE) series covers automotive theory and the service and repair of various systems of the automobile. This course prepares students for a successful career as an Automotive Technician by outlining the automotive industry, the role of the Automotive Technician, and steps for diagnosing and servicing all automobile systems. Learn necessary knowledge to gain employment in the automotive industry with up-to-date content including electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and hybrid vehicles. Our automotive technology course is everything a student needs to know to diagnose, service, and maintain automotive systems.  

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define the role of the automotive technician and effective workplace skills
  • Identify automotive tools and equipment and how they are used safely
  • Recall strategies for preventive automotive maintenance
  • Recognize automotive engine design, assembly, and service
  • List the principles of lower end and upper end theory and service

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 1 
The Automotive Industry

  • Job Classifications
  • ASE Certifications
  • Working as a Technician
  • Communications
  • Professionalism
  • Solving Problems
  • Critical Thinking
  • Electricity and Electromagnetism
  • Waves and Oscillations
  • Lights, Liquids, Gases and Heat
  • Math and Theories
  • Chemical Properties

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 2  
Tools, Equipment and Systems

  • Hand Tools
  • Measuring Systems
  • Shop Equipment
  • Power Tools
  • Jacks & Lifts
  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Engine Repair Tools
  • Suspension & Steering Tools
  • Brake System Tools
  • Engine Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Drivetrain

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 3   
Preventive Maintenance

  • Basic Services
  • Repair Orders
  • Vehicle Identification
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • PM Checks
  • Personal Safety
  • Tool and Equipment Safety
  • Manufacturers’ Warnings and Government Regulations
  • OSHA
  • Right-to-Know Law
  • Work Area Safety
  • Preventive Measures

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 4
Automotive Engines

  • Introduction to Engines
  • Engine Designs
  • Engine Classifications
  • Measurement & Performance
  • Engine Diagnostics
  • Noise Diagnosis
  • Diesel Engines
  • Evaluating Engine Condition
  • Removing an Engine
  • Disassembly & Inspection
  • Cleaning Engine Parts
  • Crack Detection

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 5
Lower/Upper End Theory and Service

  • Short Block Disassembly
  • Cylinder Block
  • Camshafts
  • Crankshaft
  • Piston & Piston Rings
  • Oil Pumps
  • Cylinder Head
  • Combustion Chamber
  • Intake & Exhaust Valves
  • Valve Stern Seals
  • Reconditioning Valves
  • Assembling the Cylinder Head

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 6  
Engine Sealing and Lubricating Systems

  • Torque Principles
  • Gaskets
  • Specific Engine Gaskets
  • Adhesives & Sealants
  • Oil Seals
  • Engine Reassembly
  • Installing the Engine
  • Cooling Systems
  • Engine Lubrication Diagnosis
  • Lubrication System Service
  • Testing for Leaks
  • Cooling System Inspection & Diagnosis

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player