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click here to view 1001 - Auto Restoration details

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  • $290

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This course is for the antique, auto enthusiast who wants to do body work to that vintage automobile. It covers all aspects of auto-body repair and maintenance. All expendable supplies, reducers and paints are to be supplied by the student. All students must provide their own safety gear.Pre-Requisite: Auto Body Repair I.

click here to view 1110 - Auto Body Repair I details

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This course consists largely of classroom instruction combined with some demonstrations and work performed in the shop. All expendable supplies, reducers and paints are to be supplied by the student. Students must provide own safety gear. Instruction includes: basic metal working, use of oxyacetylene torch and MIG welding. Students will learn sheet-metal shrinking, how to use body filler, proper masking techniques, rust repair and spray guns.

click here to view 1200 - Auto Body Repair II details

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This class is oriented toward supervised, shop work and includes advanced skills in painting and refinishing. Class size is limited. Instruction will include: painting, making pulls, MIG welding, paint problems and cures, panel replacement, rust repairs, metal forming, fiberglass, flexible panels and bumpers. All expendable supplies, reducers and paints are to be supplied by the student. All students must provide own safety gear.Pre-Requisite: Auto Body Repair I.

click here to view 1201 - My Check Engine Light is on, HELP! details

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  • $75

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This three session course will cover the principles of what causes a check engine light to glow. Students will learn how to decipher engine codes, ABS and SRS codes. Participants will also review the severity of different types of codes, from a loose gas cap to a faulty, catalytic converter system. Students will acquire knowledge on how to purchase an inexpensive, level code reader or a scan tool for the average car owner. The instructor will teach and demonstrate on live vehicles.

click here to view 1229 - Auto Painting details

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This course consists largely of classroom instruction, combined with demonstrations and work performed in the shop. Students must provide their own safety gear. Instruction will include the proper selection and set-up of spray guns. Spray gun training will cover the shooting of the surface prep, sealers, primers, single stage paint, base coat and clear coat. The course will also review the final techniques of buffing and polishing. All expendable supplies, paint and additives must be supplied by the student.

click here to view 1300 - Automotive Technician I (Fall Registration Only) details

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  • $775

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This course covers automotive fundamentals, as well as basic vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting. Classroom and shop instruction includes: proper and safe use of tools and equipment, lubrication procedures, transmission, brakes, steering, engine performance and exhaust systems. This class will cover A-4 steering and suspension diagnosis and repair, independent front and rear suspension, light truck applications, wheel and tire theory and diagnosis, in preparation for the A-1, A-4 and A-5 ASE certification.

click here to view 1305 - Automotive Technician II (Fall Registration Only) details

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  • $775

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This is the second-year course for those who have successfully completed Automotive Technician I. This one-year course in advanced automotive technology will include engine computer controls, anti-skid brake systems, automotive electrical fuel and air management systems, as well as automotive power trains and drivelines. This course will help prepare the student for the A-3, A-8, and Intro to A-6 ASE certification.

click here to view 1420 - Automotive Maintenance details

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  • $135

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Learn how to perform basic, preventive maintenance procedures to keep your vehicle in perfect condition and lower repair costs. Topics include: oil and filter changes, battery and charging, system service, front and rear brakes - inspection and replacement, automatic transmission service, front end inspection and component replacement and cooling system maintenance. Students will be able to perform these repairs on their own vehicles, guided by the instructor.

click here to view 1421 - Introduction to Automotive and Light Truck Brakes details

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This course emphasizes the design, operation, diagnosis and repair procedures associated with modern brake systems. Beginning with the overhaul of standard drum and disc brakes, the course includes instruction on hydraulic system design and repair, power brakes, emergency brakes and anti-lock brake systems.

click here to view 1440 - Auto Mechanics details

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This course is primarily for “car owners,” with limited mechanical knowledge and/or service experience who are interested in doing their own maintenance and light repair on their personal vehicle. Instruction will include: proper and safe use of tools lubrication procedures and newer lubricant requirements, basic vehicle maintenance, brakes, steering and suspension systems, wheel alignment, basic troubleshooting and engine performance. Those interested in pursuing a career as an automotive service technician should take our more “in-depth”, full-year, Automotive Technician I and II programs offered in September 2019 at the OCVTS Brick Center.