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Maintenance and Light Repair

Students will explore automotive industry terminology and standards, classifications, career opportunities, shop operations and safety, tool identification and usage, diagnostic equipment identification and usage, automotive systems, tires and wheels, hydraulic braking systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, and preventative maintenance. The basics of automotive braking systems: operation, diagnosis and repair of disc, drum, and hydraulic braking systems will be covered as well as the basics of electrical systems, electronic systems, batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, electrical instruments and accessories, and ignition systems.

FRCC: ASE 102 - Introduction to the Automotive Shop, ASE 110 - Automotive Brake Service I, ASE 120 - Basic Automotive Electricity, & ASE 123 - Starting and Charging Systems **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CDC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available 

Course Information

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9803 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$25.00 Miscellaneous - program shirt, patch