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Auto-Electrical / Electronic Systems

Course Number: 882
Subject: Transportation Technology
Major/Program of Study: Automotive Technician (NAETEF)
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the ASE end-of-course assessment for automobile electrical/electronic systems and immediately enter a career in this area and/or attend postsecondary education and/or training. Students develop diagnostic, technical and academic skills through classroom instruction and hands-on maintenance applications. Through theory and real-world experiences, students master the concepts and the ability to identify and perform necessary electrical/electronic systems repair tasks. Students will learn: general electrical diagnosis, battery diagnosis and service, starting system diagnosis and repair, charging system diagnosis and repair, lighting system diagnosis and repair, gauge, warning devices and driver information systems diagnosis and repair, horn diagnosis and repair, wiper/washer diagnosis and repair, accessories diagnosis and repair. Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible take the NATEF Core area exam and earn a Student ASE Achievement decal and certificate. Prerequisites and other notes: Recommended to take concurrently with Auto – Heating & Air Conditioning Systems (884) and Auto-Engine Performance Part B (885). Recommended for grades 10-11. Students must take Industry Assessment to receive credit for course. Concentrator course for this major.