Automotive Technology

Rickey Ferguson
941-5757
Mr. Ferguson
 
 
James Walker
941-3402
James Walker
                                                                                                                                                 
Automotive Technology 1
This initial 10th grade course in the Automotive Technology Program allows students to attain knowledge and skills in the areas of the operation of vehicles, tools, equipment, automotive safety procedures, and the professional automotive certification programs. Through classroom and laboratory instruction, students receive extensive training in the areas of engine repair, brakes, steering, and suspension. This program incorporates skills from both Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF).
 
Prerequisite: Completion of 9th grade is required.
Automotive Technology 2
Automotive Technology 2 provides an introduction into the automotive industry, the operation of vehicles, tools, equipment, automotive safety procedures, and the professional automotive certification programs. Through classroom and laboratory instruction, students receive extensive training in the areas of engine repair, brakes, steering, and suspension. This program incorporates skills from both Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF). (Approximate fee $30.00)
 
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Automotive Technology 1 with a minimum grade of 77 or teacher recommendation.
Automotive Technology 3
Automotive Technology 3 provides intense training in the operation of vehicles, tools, equipment, automotive safety procedures, and the professional automotive certification programs. Through classroom and laboratory instruction, students receive training in the areas of engine repair, areas of engine performance, maintenance procedures, electricity, and electronics. Students are prepped for ASE certification tests, and advanced students have the opportunity to co-op at an automotive dealership. (Approximate fee $30.00)
 
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Automotive Technology 2 with a minimum grade of 77 or teacher recommendation.
Automotive Technology 4/Youth Apprenticeship
The Youth Apprentice will work in a local business/industry in the area of Automotive Technology. The student will be supervised by an employee of the local business/industry in the area of Automotive Technology. Students work three hours per school day and are paid for their work. This course is a competency-based, Work-based Learning Program.
 
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Automotive Technology 3 with a minimum grade of 77 is required. Students will be selected through an application and interview process.