Automotive Technology Level 3

Automotive Technology Level 3

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Course Hours: 
180
Price: 
$900.00
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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This Automotive Technician (ASE) series 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. Our automotive technology course is everything a student needs to know to diagnose, service, and maintain automotive systems.  

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • 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

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 3  
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 5  
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

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

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.

**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general 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)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs 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)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player