This course is designed for students interested in pursuing mechanics as a career choice and will prepare you for entry-level automotive employment. The application of basic automotive knowledge will be stressed as well as electronics, repair, maintenance, and trouble-shooting. Students will acquire job entry-level skills and be encouraged to pursue additional training. Each student will be encouraged to become certified in 6 of the 8 Automotive Service of Excellence (ASE) areas. Certifications include: 1) Engine Repair; 2) Electricity/Electronics; 3) Engine Performance; 4) Brakes/ ABS; 5) Suspension & Steering; 6) Heating and Air Conditioning.
One year; 3 period class, 1.5 credits per semester. Monday through Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Credits: Third Year Math (up to 1.0), Science (up to 1.0) and/or Occupational Credits
Open to students in grades 10, 11, and 12. Prerequisite: Application/Interview with Instructor
- Students may earn college credit through Grays Harbor College (with a grade of ''B'' or better).
- Our facility is a well-tooled, 4,500 square foot, state of the art 10 bay shop with 5 twin-post hoists and a 4-wheel alignment machine/rack.