PTT303: Auto Technology II (2010-2011)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Auto Technology II
CALENDAR YEAR: 2010-2011
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
SUGGESTED PREPARATION: Auto Technology I
About the Program:
Auto Technology II prepares students for careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics industry. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: Automotive Technology II emphasizes the advanced skills necessary in the automotive industry. Specific instructions are given in troubleshooting, automotive preventive maintenance, minor engine repair, engine performance, and brakes. Reading, math, science, and principles of technology are reinforced in this course.
Major Instructional Activities: Instructional activities used in an automotive laboratory setting will provide hands-on experience with automotive tools, equipment, and materials related to the course content. Students will complete automotive servicing and repair activities; investigate content-related occupations; present ideas and information orally and in writing, and assume leadership roles within the framework of the classroom setting. Emphasis will be placed on self-concepts, values, decision-making skills and work skills.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will be required to pass laboratory safety tests as well as content- and process-related tests. Automotive service and repair activities will be evaluated for completeness and accuracy. Written and oral reports will be evaluated for content and form. Class participation will be evaluated using criteria such as working conscientiously on a project, using materials properly, conscientiously assisting others, working independently, offering solutions to problems, and completing projects.