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Career Technical Education (CTE) » Transportation » Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

  • Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12
  • Year Course
  • Fulfills “g” of UC/CSU A-G admission requirements
  • DUAL ENROLLMENT ELIGIBLE (SKYLINE COLLEGE)
 
Prerequisite: None
 
The Automotive Technology course is the beginning class in the series of courses designed to assist students with the college and career readiness skills in the transportation industry sector. In this course, students will begin building a foundational understanding of basic automotive theory and skills of automotive practices in construction, care, maintenance, and repair. Both classroom and hands-on lab experiences are used. Students will demonstrate their learning by passing a check-list of skills in the areas of:
 
  • Safety;
  • Introduction to the Automotive Industry;
  • Vehicle Design;
  • Tools and Shop Equipment;
  • Internal Combustion Engine Operation;
  • Engine Support Systems;
  • Electrical, Chassis, and Brakes; and
  • Engine Performance.