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Automotive Technology

Mr. Motes
Mr. Motes


Instructor: Cliff Motes

Concentration: 1620 Automotive Technology

Program Brochure

Program Syllabus

Courses:

1631 Fundamentals of Automotive Technology
1623 Basic Engine Concepts
1625 Brakes
1637 Suspension and Steering

Concentration Description:
The Automotive Technology concentration focuses on careers that will build a knowledge base and technical skills in all aspects of the Automotive industry. Students will have the opportunity to acquire hours towards certification and be exposed to skills to develop positive work ethics.

Course Descriptions:

1631 Fundamentals of Automotive Technology
This course introduces the student to the knowledge base and technical skills as they relate to the field of Automotive Technology. In the Fundamentals of Automotive Technology class areas of study include career opportunities and practices, basic safety, tool and equipment, measuring tools and equipment, automotive specifications, electrical system basics, battery service, wheel and tire service, cooling and lubrication systems, and student organizations. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1623 Basic Engine Concepts
Basic Engine Concepts will continue to build student skill sets in areas such as general engines, diagnosis of cylinder head and valve train, diagnosis and repair of engine block, and diagnosis and repair of lubrication and cooling systems. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1625 Brake Systems
Brake Systems will continue to build student skill sets in areas such as diagnosis and repair of hydraulic systems, diagnosis and repair of drum brakes, diagnosis and repair of disc brakes, 7

power assist systems, and antilock brake systems. Students will comply with personal and environmental safety practices associated with proper ventilation, handling, storage, and disposal of brake components. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1637 Suspension and Steering Diagnosis
Suspension and Steering Diagnosis will continue to build student skill sets in areas such as diagnosis and repair of steering systems, diagnosis and repair of front suspension systems, diagnosis and repair of rear suspension systems, miscellaneous suspension and steering systems, and diagnosis and adjust wheel alignment. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

 

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