Course Outline

Safety and Foundation

  • Chapter 1: Careers in Automotive Technology
  • Chapter 2: Introduction to Automotive Technology
  • Chapter 3: Introduction to Automotive Safety
  • Chapter 4: Personal Safety
  • Chapter 5: Vehicle Service Information & Diagnostic Process.
  • Chapter 6: Basic Tools and Precision Measuring
  • Chapter 7: Power Tools & Equipment
  • Chapter 8: Fasteners and Thread Repair
  • Chapter 9: Vehicle Protection and Jack and Lift Safety
  • Chapter 10: Vehicle Maintenance Inspection
  • Chapter 11: Communication and Employability Skills

Engine Fundamentals

  • Chapter 12: Motive Power Types – Spark Ignition (SI) Engines
  • Chapter 13: Engine Mechanical Testing
  • Chapter 14: Engine Lubrication Theory
  • Chapter 15: Lubrication System Service
  • Chapter 16: Cooling System Theory
  • Chapter 17: Cooling System Service
  • Chapter 18: Engine Removal and Replacement
  • Chapter 19: Cylinder Head Components
  • Chapter 20: Engine Block Components
  • Chapter 21: Engine Machining
  • Chapter 22: Engine Assembly

Construction and Operation

  • Chapter 23: Automatic Transmission Fundamentals
  • Chapter 24: Hydraulic Fundamentals
  • Chapter 25: Hydraulically Controlled Transmission
  • Chapter 26: Electronically Controlled Transmission
  • Chapter 27: Servicing the Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Chapter 28: Rebuilding the Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Chapter 29: Hybrid and Continuously Variable Transmissions

Fuel Systems

  • Chapter 30: Manual Transmission/Transaxle Principles
  • Chapter 31: The Clutch System
  • Chapter 32: Manual Transmissions/Transaxles Basic Diagnosis and Maintenance
  • Chpater 33: Manual Transmission Overhaul
  • Chapter 34: Driveshafts, Axles, and Final Drives
  • Chapter 35: Four-Wheel Drive/All-Wheel Drive

Induction and Exhaust

  • Chapter 36: Wheels and Tires Theory
  • Chapter 37: Servicing Wheels and Tires
  • Chapter 38: Steering Systems Theory
  • Chapter 39: Servicing Steering Systems
  • Chapter 40: Suspension Systems Theory
  • Chpater 41: Servicing Suspension Systems
  • Chapter 42: Wheel Alignment

OEM Information and Engine System

  • Chapter 43: Principles of Braking
  • Chapter 44: Hydraulics and Power Brakes Theory
  • Chapter 45: Servicing Hydraulic Systems and Power Brakes
  • Chapter 46: Disc Brake Systems
  • Chapter 47: Drum Brake Systems
  • Chapter 48: Wheel Bearings
  • Chapter 49: Electronic Brake Control Systems

Electric, Hybrids and Alternative Fuels

  • Chapter 50: Principles of Electrical Systems
  • Chapter 51: Electrical Components and Wiring
  • Chapter 52: Meter Usage and Circuit Diagnosis
  • Chapter 53: Battery Systems
  • Chapter 54: Starting and Charging Systems
  • Chapter 55: Lighting Systems
  • Chapter 56: Network Communications and Body Accessories
  • Chapter 57: Safety, Entertainment, and Antitheft Systems

Engines

  • Chapter 58: Principles of Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems
  • Chapter 59: Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems Service
  • Chapter 60: Electronic Climate Control

Engine Performance

  • Chapter 61: Ignition Systems
  • Chapter 62: Gasoline Fuel Systems
  • Chapter 63: Engine Management System
  • Chapter 64: Onboard Diagnostic Systems
  • Chapter 65: Intake and Exhaust Systems
  • Chapter 66: Emission Control Systems
  • Chapter 67: Alternative Fuel Systems

Course Outline

Foundation and Safety

Electrical and Electronic Systems

Suspension and Steering

Brakes

Drive Trains

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Hydraulics

Preventive Maintenance and Inspection

Engines

Tuition Information

Automotive Academy
One-year access to the course, including books and manuals $950

 

All academic and financial obligations to the school must be made prior to release of final transcripts and diploma. For full admission requirements visit Admission Procedures.

Fees

Enrollment Fee $100
Change of Program $50
Additional Transcript $10
Late Payment $25
Returned Check/Declined Credit Card $25
Academic Extension* $500
Re-Admission Fee $200