Auto Service Technology

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The Automotive Service Technology program is NATEF/ASE certified by the

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), and is a participating

school for the Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES). AYES is a

partnership among automotive manufacturers, local dealerships, and

independent facilities, with Grant Career Center. All participants

work together to prepare and train entry-level automotive technicians.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Maintenance: Perform ignition maintenance including spark plug/glow

plug and ignition wire and coil pack replacement. Change fluids, filters and

inspect vehicles for leaks and fluid condition.

Braking, Suspension, and Steering Systems: Perform inspections,

troubleshoot, and service automotive undercarriage systems. Identify poor

performing hydraulic brake systems, replace components, install coil and leaf

springs, shock absorbers and struts, and replace wheel bearings.

Engine & Power Train: Inspect, adjust and repair internal combustion

engines and drivetrain. Perform precision measurement, inspection, and

reconditioning techniques.

Electrical/Electronics: Diagnose and repair vehicle electrical systems. Use

electronic diagnostic tools, read schematics, and reference repair manuals

to troubleshoot electrical circuits, test components and replace defective

modules.

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

ASE Student Certifications (3 points each):

Engine Repair • Brakes • Suspension and Steering •

Electronic/Electrical System • Maintenance and Light Repair

CTAG College Credit: 2 semester hours

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Immediate Employment

Service Technician (Dealership/Independent) •

Maintenance/Lube/Tire Tech • Automotive Part Sales

With Additional Training & Education

Parts/Service Manager • Drivability Computer Specialist •

Fleet Operations