Our classes and hands-on training will prepare students in the following areas:
Operation and repair of drum/disc type brake systems. Topics include brake theory, diagnosis, and repair of power, manual, anti-lock brake systems and parking brake. Course material may be taught using manufacture-specific information.
An overview of automotive electrical systems including topics in operational theory, testing, diagnosis, and repair of, charging and starting systems, and electrical accessories. Emphasis on electrical principles, schematic diagrams, and service manuals.
Theory, operation, diagnosis of drivability concerns, and repair ignition and fuel delivery systems. Use of current engine performance diagnostic equipment. Course material may be taught using manufacturer-specific information.
Diagnosis and repair of automotive suspension and steering systems including electronically-controlled systems. Includes component repair, alignment procedures, and tire and wheel service. Course material may be taught using manufacture-specific information.
A study of the operation, hydraulic circuits and electronic controls of modern automatic transmissions/transaxles. Diagnosis, disassembly, and assembly procedures with emphasis on the use of special tools and repair techniques. Course material may be taught using manufacturer specific information.
A study of the procedure in building horse power in an engine. Topics include realistic power goals; cylinder block displacement; block preparation; blue printing; lubrication and oiling. Also included are cylinder design; air flow basics; cylinder head rebuilding and assembly; basic proting techniques; and flow bench testing.
Diagnosis and repair of manual/electronic climate control systems; includes the refrigeration cycle and EPA guidelines for refrigerant handling. Course material may be taught using manufacturer-specific information.
A study of automotive clutches, clutch operation devices, manual transmissions/transaxles, and differentials with emphasis on diagnosis and repair. Course material may be taught using manufacturer-specific information.