December 15, 2015

Auto Science & Tech

AUTO SCIENCE & TECH

half-day / 2 years / 3 elective credits per year / science credit upon completion 
Instructor: Bob Church   Full Program Spec Sheet

If you’re interested in cars, this is the place for you! Learn what it takes to maintain the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems found in the modern automobile. Through Common Core and National Science standards, students study the scientific principals as they're applied to the design, operation and service of today's vehicles. We use state of the art course materials, industry and government recognized standards and heavy hands on experience to teach you how to get the work done right.

Extend your work into year two and learn advanced troubleshooting and analysis, electrical systems, inspection procedures and automotive business management. Explore cooperative education programs and apprenticeships in the industry. Qualified students can earn guaranteed admission and up to six college credits in the General Motors Automotive Associate Degree Program at New Hampshire Technical College in Laconia, six college credits at University of Northwestern Ohio and two credits at New England Institute of Technology.

Graduates of this program leave as certified technicians through the State of Vermont's General Service Technician Exam (GST).

BASIC SERVICE & MAINTENANCE

From oil changes to brake replacement, learn the service techniques and research skills you’ll need to service every car or truck.

FUEL SYSTEMS

Explore old school and modern automobile fuel systems.

DIAGNOSTICS & SYSTEM ANALYSIS

Today's vehicles contain complex computers. The diagnostic systems can tell you where to look and what’s wrong.

IGNITION SYSTEMS

Learn the principles behind how cars start and what commonly goes wrong.

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

The prime component in a car! Learn how engines work, what happens when they don’t and how to fix all types and sizes.

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