This is a hands-on and theory related exploratory course in the world of the automobile. Students will work on modular components with the opportunity to apply their knowledge to running vehicles. Topics covered, but are not limited to, Shop safety, vehicle maintenance, oil changes, disc and drum brakes, suspension, engine components, tuning, accessories, wheels, tires, exhaust and small auto body repair. Discussion topics will also include driver safety, purchase and sale of vehicles, insurance, and other automotive related careers and specialties.
Course code: MAT--11