Auto Tech I (28509)
Full year, 2 periods, 2 credits
Grades 9 – 12
Automotive Technology I is the beginning course in the vocational sequence and is a prerequisite to the Advanced Automotive Technology program at the Career Center. It may also be taken as a general interest course. Students are provided the opportunity to develop competencies in all eight of the ASE certified areas of automotive technology, as well as shop safety, tools, and equipment use. This is a hands-on course in which students will have the opportunity to work on cars, including their own. Students can earn college credit from NOVA while attending this course through Dual Enrollment. Credit is available for SDV 100 College Success Skills (1 credit), and AUT 100 Introduction to Auto Shop Practices (2 credits). This course is a prerequisite for Automotive Technology II.
Note: A credit earned in this course will fulfill the Fine / Practical Arts requirement for graduation.