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AO 130 - Automotive Co-Op 1

Credit Hours: 1

This co-op work experience will provide opportunities to apply the knowledge and practice the skills that were gained in AO100, AO110, and AO120 within a registered automotive repair facility.  Students will log their experiences and receive feedback from their mentors, managers, and instructor

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform a new vehicle preparation for sale (lot ready).
  • Drive vehicles into shop and set them up on the lift and raise them off the ground.
  • Safely raise a vehicle off the ground with a floor jack and properly support the vehicle using jack stands.
  • Perform a lube, oil and filter change.
  • Perform a multipoint vehicle inspection.
  • Display a working knowledge of shop safety and the necessary steps to follow in the event of an emergency.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use access and use service information effectively.
  • Test drive a vehicle to determine if there is a problem with the braking system.
  • Inspect a vehicle brake system to check for necessary repairs needed to correct a problem.
  • Replace defective foundational brake components with new parts and ensure proper assembly.
  • Interpret wiring schematics to properly diagnose an electrical problem.
  • Use a digital multimeter to properly diagnose and electrical circuit.
  • Manipulate a steering and suspension system to determine if there are any components out of the manufacturer’s specification.
  • Explain the need for maintenance, diagnosis, or repair through a dealer management system.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with others with different methodology and cultural backgrounds.

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