- Posted by:
- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- ASEP 280A
- Course Title:
- CE: Automotive Serv Educ Prog
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture hours:
- Lecture/Lab hours:
- Lab hours:
- Special Fee:
Addendum to Course Description
Automotive coop students apply automotive course and/or program outcomes in an authentic work environment and further develop automotive skills on vehicles and in situations not experienced at school. Coop often leads to permanent employment or future employment references. Prerequisites: Department permission is required.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Demonstrate and use safe workplace practices. Apply care and use of personal protective equipment and dress, tool and equipment safety, safety procedures when performing removal and installation of components. Apply understanding of facility safety, effects and handling of hazardous materials, lifting heavy objects, disabling supplemental restraint systems and report unsafe conditions.
- Demonstrate understanding in proper dealership procedures for working on customer’s vehicles. Use manuals, computers and proper equipment to diagnose, service and repair General Motor’s vehicles. Follow mentor and supervisor instructions for quality control.
- Utilize skills gained at school to diagnose, service and repair General Motors vehicles in the areas of study from the preceding term. Work directly with experienced dealer technicians to complete a task list assigned by the instructor. Maintain a daily work log and self-evaluation report to be submitted to the college on a regular basis.
- Demonstrate professional and effective communication skills, listening, speaking, writing, and interpreting. Formulate and ask questions. Apply oral presentation and personal note-taking skills.
- Use the common measurement units in English and Metric systems, decipher data, read tables and charts, collect, organize, interpret or use data to correct problems and apply mathematics for problem solving.
- Apply constructive teamwork practices. Share equal responsibilities. Develop team and individual tactics in problem solving. Demonstrate self-motivation. Work constructively with a mentor, exhibit cooperation and allow for full participation. Resolve conflicts that may arise with professionalism. Relay relative information back to instructor for further direction.
- Demonstrate personal management by being prepared for work and responsible for attendance. Complete assigned tasks within a given amount of time. Allocate time to completing all assignments before the end of the term. Keeping assigned station, general shop, classroom, lab area, tools and equipment clean and orderly. Complete projects in accordance to industry procedures and specifications. Use all tools correctly. Identify and apply quality standards of workmanship.
- Demonstrate innovative techniques in communicating with a diverse group of coworkers. Demonstrate the ability to understand and act with empathy; respect; and support towards others and those of ethnic, social and gender differences.
Course Activities and Design
Students will reinforce their in-school training by performing repairs on customer's vehicles. Repairs will be outlined by the instructor for the areas of study from the preceding term. Students will, with the assistance of a mentor, complete a minimum number of tasks to include diagnosis, service and repair. Students will also perform all other duties of an entry-level employee assigned by their shop supervisor.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
The Service Manager and Shop Foreman will closely monitor student progress and submit an evaluation report to the college. Students will be required to complete assigned home work and submit to the ASEP instructor during the term. The college will use information gained from student, dealership and college representative reports, as a basis for term grade.