Automotive Service Technology 1

Welcome to the GTI's Automotive Service Technology website page.  I am a Graduate of both James A Shanks High School and Gadsden Technical Institute in the class of 1975.  After graduating from Gadsden Technical I went in to business for myself in 1980 until present. I am ASE Certified with 37 years of working experience doing repairs in all facets. I feel very fortunate to have been asked to be a part of our Vocational education process, where we affect the lives of so many especially our youth to which are our future. I vow to share my wealth of automotive knowledge with all my students. The primary Goal that I have for each of them is to be Program completers along with an ASE Industry Certification. We follow the Florida Department of Education curriculum Framework  Program number T400700  Standard length 1050 Hours. If you choose to take our class you will get the Best I have to offer.

 Jimmy 

Automotive Service Technology 1 Curriculum

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.

Program Structure

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of five occupational completion points.

OCP                  Course Number                  Course Title                                     Length                                      A                         AER0014                                 Automobile Services Assistor             300 hours

The Automotive Service Assistor course prepares students for entry into the automotive service industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional auto mechanic. Students study equipment skills, safety regulations, routine maintenance, and customer service.

 

OCP                  Course Number                  Course Title                                    Length                                       B                         AER0418                                 Automotive Brake System                  150 hour                                                                                                                 Technician

The Automotive Brake System Technician prepares students for entry into the automotive service industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional auto mechanic. Students study diagnostics and repair of brake systems, drum brakes, disc brakes, power assist units, electronic brakes, traction, and stability control.

 

OCP                  Course Number                  Course Title                                  Length                                         C                         AER0453                                   Automobile Suspension and           150 hours                                                                                                                   Steering Technician

The Automotive Suspension and Steering Technician prepare students for entry into the automotive service industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional auto mechanic. Students study diagnostics and repair of general suspension, steering systems, front suspensions, rear suspensions, wheel alignment, and tires.

 

OCP                  Course Number                  Course Title                               Length                                            D                         AER0360                                   Automotive Electrical/               300 hours                                                                                                                   Electronic System Technician 

The Automotive Electrical/Electronic System Technician prepares students for entry into the automotive service industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional auto mechanic. Students study diagnostics and repair of electrical/electronics, battery, starting, charging, lighting, gauges, warning devices, driver information, horn, wiper/washer and accessory systems.

 

OCP                  Course Number                  Course Title                                     Length                                         E                      AER0110                                  Engine Repair Technician                  150 hours

The Engine Repair Technician prepares students for entry into the automotive service industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional auto mechanic. Students study diagnostics and repair of general engine, cylinder heads, valve trains, engine block, lubrication, and cooling systems.

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