Length of Course: 

    One Year 


    2.0 Credits 

    Grade Placement: 

    11, 12


    Introduction to Autos or consent of instructor

    State Code:


    Course Description: Lab Class - This course is designed for students interested in the career field of auto mechanics. The student studies the basic theory, design, construction, and application of the internal combustion engine and its components. Activities include readings, lectures, and demonstrations with a comprehensive competency based study of auto shop safety, use of basic hand and power tools, tune-ups, lubrication service, cooling systems, electrical and computer systems, ignition systems, fuel systems, brake systems, and wheel and tire service. Students utilize skills learned about automotive theory, systems diagnosis, and automotive repair by working on cars as they would in a "real world' situation. Students are expected to pay for materials consumed for personal use. Safety glasses are required. Classroom 50% - Lab 50% Dual credit may be available through Joliet Junior College for students in grades 11 and 12.