• AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE BLUEPRINT

     

    Automotive Service Fundamentals I—Course Code:  997002

    Unit

     

    Title

    Hours

    1

     

    Automotive Shop Operations

    40

    2

     

    Engine Repair

    60

    3

     

    Transmissions

    40

     

     

     

    140

     

    Automotive Service Fundamentals II—-Course Code: 997003

    Unit

     

    Title

    Hours

    4

     

    Basic Electrical/Electronic Systems

    70

    5

     

    Automotive Brakes

    70

     

     

     

    140

     

    Automotive Service Fundamentals III—Course Code: 997004

    Unit

     

    Title

    Hours

    6

     

    Automotive Shop Operations Review

    25

    7

     

    Advanced Electrical/Electronic Systems

    75

    8

     

    Engine Performance

    40

     

     

     

    140

     

    Automotive Service Fundamentals IV—Course Code: 997005

    Unit

     

    Title

    Hours

    9

     

    Advanced Engine Performance

    40

    10

     

    Suspension/Steering Systems

    50

    11

     

    Automotive Heating and Air

    50

     

     

     

    140

     

     

    Courses must be taken in order unless the instructor approves. Foundation knowledge in each course must be mastered to move to the next unit.

    Students must complete automotive courses with a score of 80/C or higher in classwork to advance to the next level.

    To effectively assess mastery respective to a course’s instructional hours, the pathway blueprint will test units upon completion of their last hour of instruction.

     

    Option 2—Two Two-Carnegie-Unit Courses

     

    This curriculum consists of two two-credit courses, which should be completed in the following sequence:

    1.     Automotive Service Technology ICourse Code: 997000

    2.     Automotive Service Technology II— Course Code: 997001

    Course Description: Automotive Service Technology I

    The Automotive Service Technology I course contains an introduction to shop operations, safety, tools and equipment, and preparing the vehicle for both service and the customer. The engine repair course focuses on the overall internal combustion engine, cylinder and valve train, and lubrication and cooling systems. The transmission course is an introduction to both automatic and manual drive train and axles. This course also contains an introduction to electrical/electronic information and terminology. The Basic Electrical/Electronic Systems course contains electrical/electronic system theory, battery systems, starting systems, and charging systems. It also contains an introduction to disc brakes, drum brakes, and antilock brakes.

    Course Description: Automotive Service Technology II

    The Engine Performance I course contains a review on shop operations, safety, tools and equipment, and preparing the vehicle for both service and the customer. The Advanced Electrical/Electronic Systems course contains information on lighting systems, concepts of gauges, warning devices, driver information systems, horn system, wiper/washer system, and accessories system diagnostic repair. The Engine Performance and Steering and Suspension course contains information on fuel, air induction, and exhaust systems; concepts of emission control system; concepts of engine service; general suspension/steering theory; steering system inspection, diagnosis, and repair; concepts of front, rear, and miscellaneous systems; and wheel/tire alignment concepts. The Automotive Heating and Air information is for service and maintenance to the heating, ventilation, and engine cooling system.

    Automotive Service Technology I—Course Code: 997000

    Unit

     

    Title

    Hours

    1

     

    Automotive Shop Operations

    40

    2

     

    Engine Repair

    60

    3

     

    Transmissions

    40

    4

     

    Basic Electrical/Electronic Systems

    70

    5

     

    Automotive Brakes

    70

     

     

     

    280

     

    Automotive Service Technology II—Course Code: 997001

    Unit

     

    Title

    Hours

    6

     

    Automotive Shop Operations Review

    25

    7

     

    Advanced Electrical/Electronic Systems

    75

    8

     

    Engine Performance

    40

    9

     

    Advanced Engine Performance

    40

    10

     

    Suspension/Steering Systems

    50

    11

     

    Automotive Heating and Air

    50

     

     

     

    280

     

    Scheduling and operating more than one course in the same classroom/laboratory with the same teacher is not allowed.

    Students must complete the first year with a score of 80/C or higher in classwork to advance to the next level.

    To effectively assess mastery respective to a course’s instructional hours, the pathway blueprint will test units upon completion of their last hour of instruction