Upon completion of this course, the student will have learned to:
• Define the role of the automotive technician and effective workplace skills
• Identify automotive tools and equipment and how they are used safely
• Recall strategies for preventive automotive maintenance
• Recognize automotive engine design, assembly, and service
• List the principles of lower end and upper end theory and service
• Define the principles of electricity and electrical systems
• Identify components of starting and charging systems
• Recall concepts for servicing computer system components and accessories
• Recognize methods for servicing engine performance systems
• List the basics for servicing intake and exhaust systems
• Identify the components, service and maintenance of manual transmissions
• Recall the components, service and maintenance of automatic transmissions
• Recognize the components, service and maintenance of suspension and steering systems
• Define methods for servicing brake systems
• List methods for servicing heating and air-conditioning systems
Price: $3,995.00

    This Automotive Technician (ASE) series, offered by our accredited school partners, covers automotive theory and the service and repair of various systems of the automobile. This course prepares students for a successful career as an Automotive Technician by outlining the automotive industry, the role of the Automotive Technician, and steps for diagnosing and servicing all automobile systems. Learn necessary knowledge to gain employment in the automotive industry with up-to-date content including electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and hybrid vehicles. This automotive technology course has everything a student needs to know to diagnose, service, and maintain automotive systems. Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!
    Automotive Technology Level 1
    Module 1 - The Automotive Industry
    • Job Classifications
    • ASE Certifications
    • Working as a Technician
    • Communications
    • Professionalism
    • Solving Problems
    • Critical Thinking
    • Electricity and Electromagnetism
    • Waves and Oscillations
    • Lights, Liquids, Gases and Heat
    • Math and Theories
    • Chemical Properties

    Automotive Technology Level 1
    Module 2 - Tools, Equipment and Systems
    • Hand Tools
    • Measuring Systems
    • Shop Equipment
    • Power Tools
    • Jacks & Lifts
    • Diagnostic Equipment
    • Engine Repair Tools
    • Suspension & Steering Tools
    • Brake System Tools
    • Engine Systems
    • Electrical and Electronic Systems
    • Drivetrain

    Automotive Technology Level 1
    Module 3 - Preventive Maintenance
    • Basic Services
    • Repair Orders
    • Vehicle Identification
    • Hybrid Vehicles
    • PM Checks
    • Personal Safety
    • Tool and Equipment Safety
    • Manufacturers’ Warnings and Government Regulations
    • OSHA
    • Right-to-Know Law
    • Work Area Safety
    • Preventive Measures

    Automotive Technology Level 1
    Module 4 - Automotive Engines
    • Introduction to Engines
    • Engine Designs
    • Engine Classifications
    • Measurement & Performance
    • Engine Diagnostics
    • Noise Diagnosis
    • Diesel Engines
    • Evaluating Engine Condition
    • Removing an Engine
    • Disassembly & Inspection
    • Cleaning Engine Parts
    • Crack Detection

    Automotive Technology Level 1
    Module 5 - Lower/Upper End Theory and Service
    • Short Block Disassembly
    • Cylinder Block
    • Camshafts
    • Crankshaft
    • Piston & Piston Rings
    • Oil Pumps
    • Cylinder Head
    • Combustion Chamber
    • Intake & Exhaust Valves
    • Valve Stern Seals
    • Reconditioning Valves
    • Assembling the Cylinder Head

    Automotive Technology Level 1
    Module 6 - Engine Sealing and Lubricating Systems
    • Torque Principles
    • Gaskets
    • Specific Engine Gaskets
    • Adhesives & Sealants
    • Oil Seals
    • Engine Reassembly
    • Installing the Engine
    • Cooling Systems
    • Engine Lubrication Diagnosis
    • Lubrication System Service
    • Testing for Leaks
    • Cooling System Inspection & Diagnosis

    Automotive Technology Level 2
    Module 1 - Electrical Systems
    • Basics of Electricity
    • Electrical Terms
    • Ohm’s Law
    • Circuits
    • Electrical Problems
    • Testing Basic Electrical Components
    • Connector & Wire Repairs
    • Battery Theory
    • Battery Ratings
    • Common Types of Batteries
    • Servicing & Testing Batteries
    • Jump Starting

    Automotive Technology Level 2
    Module 2 - Starting, Charging and Lighting Systems
    • Basics of Electromagnetism
    • Starting Motors
    • Starter Circuit
    • Starting System Testing
    • High-Voltage Motors
    • Alternating Current Charging
    • AC Generator Operation
    • Voltage Regulation
    • AC Generator Service
    • Lamps
    • Headlights
    • Interior Light Assemblies

    Automotive Technology Level 2
    Module 3 - Computer Systems and Restraint Systems
    • Electrical Instrumentation
    • Gauges & Indicators
    • Capacitors & Semiconductors
    • Computer Basics
    • Electrical Accessories
    • Windshield Wipers/Washers
    • Sound Systems
    • Power Lock System
    • Power Windows
    • Seat Belts
    • Air Bags
    • Other Protection Systems

    Automotive Technology Level 2
    Module 4 - Diagnosis and Ignition Systems
    • Basic Testing
    • Temperature Sensors
    • Position and Speed Sensors
    • Testing Actuators
    • Triggering and Switching Devices
    • Electronic Ignition Systems
    • Distributor Ignition System Operation
    • Basic Circuitry
    • Ignition Components
    • Computer Voltage Supply
    • Ground Wires
    • Pressure Sensors

    Automotive Technology Level 2
    Module 5 - Ignition Systems and Fuels
    • General Ignition
    • Misfires
    • No-Start Diagnosis
    • Diagnosing with an Engine Analyzer
    • Ignition Timing
    • Gasoline
    • Quality Testing
    • Diesel Engines
    • Diesel Fuel Injection and Emission Controls
    • Diagnostics
    • Diesel Fuel
    • Circuit Components

    Automotive Technology Level 2
    Module 6 - Fuel Delivery Systems
    • Basic Fuel System Diagnosis
    • Fuel System Service Safety
    • Fuel Tanks
    • Fuel Pumps & Filters
    • Electronic Fuel Injection
    • Throttle Body Injection
    • Gasoline Direct-Injection Systems
    • Diesel Fuel Injection
    • Preliminary Checks
    • Basic EFI System Checks
    • Injector Service
    • Electronic Throttle Controls

    Automotive Technology Level 2
    Module 7 - Emission Control Systems
    • Pollutants
    • Emission Control Devices
    • Hybrid Vehicles
    • Electric Vehicles
    • Testing Emissions
    • Zero-Emissions Vehicles
    • Fuel Cells
    • Types of Hybrid Vehicles
    • Catalytic Converter Diagnosis
    • Air System Diagnosis
    • Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance
    • Hybrid Accessories

    Automotive Technology Level 3
    Module 1 - Manual Transmissions and Transaxles
    • Clutches
    • Clutch Service & Maintenance
    • Clutch Problem Diagnosis
    • Transmission vs. Transaxle
    • Basic Gear Theory
    • Transmission Power Flow
    • Lubricant Check
    • Cleaning & Inspection
    • Assembly of Transmission/Transaxle
    • Front-Wheel-Drive (FWD) Axles
    • Types of CV Joints
    • Differentials & Drive Axles

    Automotive Technology Level 3
    Module 2 - Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
    • Torque Converter
    • Hydraulics in Transmissions
    • Pressure Boosts
    • Hybrid Transmissions
    • Testing of Inputs & Actuators
    • Basic Diagnostics
    • Fluid Leaks
    • Road Testing Vehicles
    • Vacuum Control Systems
    • Four-Wheel Drive Systems
    • Transfer Case
    • Interaxle Differentials

    Automotive Technology Level 3
    Module - Suspension and Steering Systems
    • Tires & Wheels
    • Tire Ratings & Designations
    • Tire/Wheel Assembly Service
    • Suspension System Components
    • Independent Front Suspension
    • Active Suspensions
    • Power-Steering Systems
    • Steering Systems Diagnosis
    • Four-Wheel Steering Systems
    • Wheel Alignment
    • Alignment Equipment & Machines
    • Performing an Alignment

    Automotive Technology Level 3
    Module 4 - Brakes
    • Brake Systems
    • Friction
    • Hydraulic Systems Service
    • Drum Brakes
    • Brake Shoes & Linings
    • Wheel Cylinder Inspection
    • Disc Brakes
    • Caliper Inspection & Service
    • Rotor Service
    • Antilock Brake
    • Traction Control
    • Stability Control Systems

    Automotive Technology Level 3
    Module - Passenger Comfort and Stability Control Systems
    • Heating & Air Conditioning
    • Ventilation Systems
    • Refrigerants
    • Compressors & Condensers
    • Evaporator
    • Service Precautions
    • Initial System Checks
    • Performance Testing
    • Leak Testing
    • Emptying the System
    • Recharging the Systems
    • Climate Control Systems
    "All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader"
    Upon successful completion of the Automotive Technology course series, students will be prepared to sit for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) national certification exam to become a Certified Automotive Technician.
    Automobile & Light Truck Certification Tests (A1 - A9)
    To identify and recognize those Automobile and Light Truck (up to Class 3) Technicians who can demonstrate knowledge of the skills necessary to diagnose, service, and repair cars, SUVs, and light duty trucks.
    Tests Offered:
    A1 – Engine Repair (50 scored questions)
    A2 – Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (50)
    A3 – Manual Drive Train & Axles (40)
    A4 – Suspension & Steering (40)
    A5 – Brakes (45)
    A6 – Electrical/Electronic Systems (50)
    A7 – Heating & Air Conditioning (50)
    A8 – Engine Performance (50)
    Master Status Requirements:
    Those are certified in tests A1 – A8 are recognized as ASE-Certified Master Automobile Technicians. NOTE: A9 is NOT a requirement for Master Automobile Technician Status.
    Technicians must retest every five years to retain their certification. The Automobile & Light Truck recertification tests (A1R – A8R) are about half as long as the initial certification tests.
    Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

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    12 months
    Avg Completion:
    6 Months

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