This course is open to Juniors and Seniors. It offers classroom and laboratory instruction to begin preparation for entry into the field of automotive technology. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of safety practices, proper use of related test equipment and meters. In addition to hands-on work including brake theory and operation, wheel alignment and theory, students will be required to use a textbook for reading and written work. Students should be able to follow multiple-step directions and work both independently and in team situations. Successful completion of this course is the basis for the Kishwaukee College Basic and Advanced Automotive Technology Certificates and Automotive Technology Associate Degree (A.A.S.) Program. AMT125-Automotive Braking Systems and AMT131-Automotive Steering/Suspension are the courses for which students may earn college credit. Students must provide their own 3-ring binder, safety glasses and writing materials and are required to wear proper shop attire and footwear.
This course is open to SENIORS ONLY. Topics covered will include coverage of electrical theory, Ohm’s Law, starting/charging systems, lighting and other basic electrical systems as well as general maintenance and repair. This course will provide Information and skills needed to enter automotive related occupations or certificate/degree programs. Students must provide their own 3-ring binder, safety glasses, writing materials and will be required to use a textbook for reading and written work. Students should be able to follow multiple-step directions and work both independently and in team situations. Proper shop attire and footwear are required. AMT116-Basic Automotive Electrical is the course for which students may earn college credit. Students will be required to provide their own transportation because this class meets Monday-Friday at 7:00am–8:30am, please talk with your counselor.
All Auto courses are taught by an ASE Master Certified Instructor.