Career & Technical Education > Automotive Mechanics

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Introduces principles, design, construction and maintenance of automotive brake systems including antilock systems. Includes safety, use of manuals, selection and use of hand tools, power tools and hand-held test instruments. Introduces general maintenance of a variety of different systems.


II: Course Objectives

Understand the principles, design, and construction of automotive brake systems.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of the maintenance of automotive brake systems, including antilock systems.

Understand safety, use of manuals, hand tools, power tools, and hand-held test instruments.

III: Course Linkage

This course may be chosen as an elective in the Associate of Applied Science Automotive Mechanics Program.

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Automotive Mechanics is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the current automotive environment.

This course addresses the following AAS degree student learning outcomes of ensuring that students:

  • Know the subject matter appropriate to the emphasis of the degree.
  • Acquire skills and perform tasks necessary for employment or career enhancement.
  • Present themselves effectively to a potential employer.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and computation skills appropriate to the chosen occupational field.
  • Utilize appropriate resources to remain current in the chosen occupational field.

Scheduled AUTO-140 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no AUTO-140 classes scheduled for this term.