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Automotive Technology

 

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

 

 

AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE & LIGHT REPAIR W/LAB (SECTION A, B, C, or D)       1 CREDIT                                    

Pre-requisite:  None

 

This course introduces the student to the principles, theories, and concepts of Automotive Technology, and include instruction in the maintenance and light repair of Engines, Brake Systems, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension and Steering Systems, Automatic and Manual Transmission/Transaxles, and Engine Performance Systems. In all areas, appropriate theory, safety, and support instruction will be taught and required for performing each task, including proper care and cleaning of customers vehicles. The instruction will also include identification and use of appropriate tools and testing/measurement equipment required to accomplish certain tasks. The student will also receive the necessary training to locate and use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and resources, and demonstrate the ability to write work orders.

 

 

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY W/LAB (SECTION A, B, C or D)                     1 CREDIT

Pre-requisite:  Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab (Sections A, B, C, and D)

 

This course presents the theory, component identification, operation, diagnosis, and the service and repair of Engines, Brake Systems, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension and Steering Systems, Automatic and Manual Transmission/Transaxles, and Engine Performance Systems. In all areas, appropriate theory, safety, and support instruction will be taught and required for performing each task. The instruction will also include identification and use of appropriate tools and testing/measurement equipment required to accomplish certain tasks. The student will also locate and use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and resources, and write industry standard work orders.

 

 

PRACTICUM (AUTO TECH)                                                                                          1 CREDIT

Pre-requisite:  Instructor Approval                                                                                        

Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student’s educational objectives.  Students participating in the Practicum do not receive compensation.

 

 

CO-OP (AUTO TECH)                                                                                                   1 CREDIT

Pre-requisite:  Instructor Approval

 

Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student’s educational objectives.  Students participating in the CO-OP education program receive compensation for their work.

 

 

 

Automotive Technology

KY TECH Career Pathways

2013-2014

Career Pathway

Required Courses

Elective Courses

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Technician                                                                       

 

O*NET Code: 49-3023.00

Tests for Certifications:

ASE Test (Student)                                                    KOSSA - Transportation

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab A*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab B*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab C*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab D*^

 

*MUST BE TAKEN BEFORE ANY AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY COURSES 

^CAN BE TAKEN IN ANY ORDER

Practicum 1, 2, 3 (Auto)

CO-OP 1, 2, 3 (Auto)

 

Automobile Service Technician                    

 

O*NET Code: 49-3023.02

Tests for Certifications:

ASE Test (Student)                                                    KOSSA - Transportation

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab A*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab B*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab C*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/La  D*^

Automotive Service Technology w/Lab A^

Automotive Service Technology w/Lab B^

Automotive Service Technology w/Lab C^

Automotive Service Technology w/Lab D^

 

* MUST BE TAKEN BEFORE ANY AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY COURSES 

^CAN BE TAKEN IN ANY ORDER

Practicum 1, 2, 3 (Auto)

CO-OP 1, 2, 3 (Auto)

Master Automobile Service Technician       

 

 

O*NET Code: 49-3023.01

Tests for Certifications:

ASE Test (Student)                                                    KOSSA - Transportation

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab A*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab B*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab C*^

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair w/Lab D*^

Automotive Service Technology w/Lab A^

Automotive Service Technology w/Lab B^

Automotive Service Technology w/Lab C^

Automotive Service Technology w/Lab D^                                                         Master Automobile Service Technology w/Lab (Last Class)

 

* MUST BE TAKEN BEFORE ANY AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY COURSES 

^CAN BE TAKEN IN ANY ORDER

 

Practicum 1, 2, 3 (Auto)

CO-OP 1, 2, 3 (Auto)

 

 

 

Students are required to take all KOSSA & industry certification exams in which the student has met the minimum course requirements for that career pathway.

 

Students must take a minimum of 3 credits in a career pathway in order to take KOSSA and 4 credits to be a program completer. 

 

In order to be “Career Ready,” a student must pass a KOSSA and have one of the following: Gold or Silver Work Keys status, a 50 on the ASVAB, or be “College Ready” (ACT: English 18, Math 19, and Reading 20 or COMPASS: English 74, Math 36, and Reading 85).