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Instructor:  Mr. Chris Scheuerman.  908-284-1444  Ext. 2113

email : cscheuerman@hcpolytech.org

Automotive Technology I
ASE/NATEF Certified

Central Campus
20 credits
 

Automotive technicians today are smart professionals who work in a technical environment. Students in this course care for customer vehicles and help keep our transportation system running smoothly.

Students receive instruction and practice in all aspects of automotive technology. Skill areas include: safety and shop operations, vehicle maintenance services, pre-delivery inspections, basic welding, batteries, cooling systems, tires, brakes, steering and suspension, basic drivelines, manual and automatic transmission/transaxle maintenance services, and basic electrical work. This ASE/NATEF certified program emphasizes safe and professional work on client vehicles. OSHA and SP2 Safety and Pollution Certification, Valvoline Lubricants, Alldata, and ProCut On-car Brake Lathe Certifications can also be earned during this course.

Automotive Technology II        Prerequisite:AutomotiveTechnology  I                                                                       

ASE/NATEF Certified

       

Central Campus

20 credits

 

Students in the advanced program have the opportunity to participate in our job shadowing and mentoring program with local businesses.  Diagnosis and repair of vehicles is stressed in this second year program.  Students receive instruction in engine performance, basic engine repair, electrical systems, heating and air conditioning systems,  and safety in the shop environment.  EPA Refrigerant Certification can also be earned during this course.

 

Articulation agreements:  Mercer County Community College (3 credits), Northampton Community College (13 credits), Pennsylvania College of Technology (Advanced Standing Credit), Raritan Valley Community College (6 credits), Universal Technical Institute (4 Advanced Placement Courses).UNOH ( 4Credits )

     

 

 

 

These award-winning programs been successfully supplying the automotive workforce with talented entry-level technicians and highly skilled competitors since 1980. Thousands of dollars in scholarships have been earned annually through placement in state and national competitions.