Automotive Technician (ASE)

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This Automotive Technician (ASE) series covers automotive theory and the service and repair of various systems of the automobile. This course prepares students for a successful career as an Automotive Technician by outlining the automotive industry, the role of the Automotive Technician, and steps for diagnosing and servicing all automobile systems. Learn necessary knowledge to gain employment in the automotive industry with up-to-date content including electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and hybrid vehicles. Our automotive technology course is everything a student needs to know to diagnose, service, and maintain automotive systems.  

Automotive Technology Level 1

This Automotive Technician (ASE) series covers automotive theory and the service and repair of various systems of the automobile. This course prepares students for a successful career as an Automotive Technician by outlining the automotive industry, the role of the Automotive Technician, and steps for diagnosing and servicing all automobile systems. Learn necessary knowledge to gain employment in the automotive industry with up-to-date content including electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and hybrid vehicles. Our automotive technology course is everything a student needs to know to diagnose, service, and maintain automotive systems.  

Automotive Technology Level 2

This Automotive Technician (ASE) series covers automotive theory and the service and repair of various systems of the automobile. This course prepares students for a successful career as an Automotive Technician by outlining the automotive industry, the role of the Automotive Technician, and steps for diagnosing and servicing all automobile systems. Learn necessary knowledge to gain employment in the automotive industry with up-to-date content including electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and hybrid vehicles. Our automotive technology course is everything a student needs to know to diagnose, service, and maintain automotive systems.  

Automotive Technology Level 3

This Automotive Technician (ASE) series covers automotive theory and the service and repair of various systems of the automobile. This course prepares students for a successful career as an Automotive Technician by outlining the automotive industry, the role of the Automotive Technician, and steps for diagnosing and servicing all automobile systems. Learn necessary knowledge to gain employment in the automotive industry with up-to-date content including electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and hybrid vehicles. Our automotive technology course is everything a student needs to know to diagnose, service, and maintain automotive systems.  

** Course Subject to Change.

Automotive Technology Level 1

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define the role of the automotive technician and effective workplace skills
  • Identify automotive tools and equipment and how they are used safely
  • Recall strategies for preventive automotive maintenance
  • Recognize automotive engine design, assembly, and service
  • List the principles of lower end and upper end theory and service

Automotive Technology Level 2

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define the principles of electricity and electrical systems
  • Identify components of starting and charging systems
  • Recall concepts for servicing computer system components and accessories
  • Recognize methods for servicing engine performance systems
  • List the basics for servicing intake and exhaust systems

Automotive Technology Level 3

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the components, service and maintenance of manual transmissions
  • Recall the components, service and maintenance of automatic transmissions
  • Recognize the components, service and maintenance of suspension and steering systems
  • Define methods for servicing brake systems
  • List methods for servicing heating and air-conditioning systems

Automotive Technology Level 1

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 1 
The Automotive Industry

  • Job Classifications
  • ASE Certifications
  • Working as a Technician
  • Communications
  • Professionalism
  • Solving Problems
  • Critical Thinking
  • Electricity and Electromagnetism
  • Waves and Oscillations
  • Lights, Liquids, Gases and Heat
  • Math and Theories
  • Chemical Properties

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 2  
Tools, Equipment and Systems

  • Hand Tools
  • Measuring Systems
  • Shop Equipment
  • Power Tools
  • Jacks & Lifts
  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Engine Repair Tools
  • Suspension & Steering Tools
  • Brake System Tools
  • Engine Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Drivetrain

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 3   
Preventive Maintenance

  • Basic Services
  • Repair Orders
  • Vehicle Identification
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • PM Checks
  • Personal Safety
  • Tool and Equipment Safety
  • Manufacturers’ Warnings and Government Regulations
  • OSHA
  • Right-to-Know Law
  • Work Area Safety
  • Preventive Measures

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 4
Automotive Engines

  • Introduction to Engines
  • Engine Designs
  • Engine Classifications
  • Measurement & Performance
  • Engine Diagnostics
  • Noise Diagnosis
  • Diesel Engines
  • Evaluating Engine Condition
  • Removing an Engine
  • Disassembly & Inspection
  • Cleaning Engine Parts
  • Crack Detection

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 5
Lower/Upper End Theory and Service

  • Short Block Disassembly
  • Cylinder Block
  • Camshafts
  • Crankshaft
  • Piston & Piston Rings
  • Oil Pumps
  • Cylinder Head
  • Combustion Chamber
  • Intake & Exhaust Valves
  • Valve Stern Seals
  • Reconditioning Valves
  • Assembling the Cylinder Head

Automotive Technology Level 1 Module 6  
Engine Sealing and Lubricating Systems

  • Torque Principles
  • Gaskets
  • Specific Engine Gaskets
  • Adhesives & Sealants
  • Oil Seals
  • Engine Reassembly
  • Installing the Engine
  • Cooling Systems
  • Engine Lubrication Diagnosis
  • Lubrication System Service
  • Testing for Leaks
  • Cooling System Inspection & Diagnosis

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Automotive Technology Level 2

Automotive Technology Level 2 Module 1    
Electrical Systems

  • Basics of Electricity
  • Electrical Terms
  • Ohm’s Law
  • Circuits
  • Electrical Problems
  • Testing Basic Electrical Components
  • Connector & Wire Repairs
  • Battery Theory
  • Battery Ratings
  • Common Types of Batteries
  • Servicing & Testing Batteries
  • Jump Starting

Automotive Technology Level 2 Module 2  
Starting, Charging and Lighting Systems

  • Basics of Electromagnetism
  • Starting Motors
  • Starter Circuit
  • Starting System Testing
  • High-Voltage Motors
  • Alternating Current Charging
  • AC Generator Operation
  • Voltage Regulation
  • AC Generator Service
  • Lamps
  • Headlights
  • Interior Light Assemblies

Automotive Technology Level 2 Module 3   
Computer Systems and Restraint Systems

  • Electrical Instrumentation
  • Gauges & Indicators
  • Capacitors & Semiconductors
  • Computer Basics
  • Electrical Accessories
  • Windshield Wipers/Washers
  • Sound Systems
  • Power Lock System
  • Power Windows
  • Seat Belts
  • Air Bags
  • Other Protection Systems

Automotive Technology Level 2 Module 4
Diagnosis and Ignition Systems

  • Basic Testing
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Position and Speed Sensors
  • Testing Actuators
  • Triggering and Switching Devices
  • Electronic Ignition Systems
  • Distributor Ignition System Operation
  • Basic Circuitry
  • Ignition Components
  • Computer Voltage Supply
  • Ground Wires
  • Pressure Sensors

Automotive Technology Level 2 Module 5
Ignition Systems and Fuels

  • General Ignition
  • Misfires
  • No-Start Diagnosis
  • Diagnosing with an Engine Analyzer
  • Ignition Timing
  • Gasoline
  • Quality Testing
  • Diesel Engines
  • Diesel Fuel Injection and Emission Controls
  • Diagnostics
  • Diesel Fuel
  • Circuit Components

Automotive Technology Level 2 Module 6
Fuel Delivery Systems

  • Basic Fuel System Diagnosis
  • Fuel System Service Safety
  • Fuel Tanks
  • Fuel Pumps & Filters
  • Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Throttle Body Injection
  • Gasoline Direct-Injection Systems
  • Diesel Fuel Injection
  • Preliminary Checks
  • Basic EFI System Checks
  • Injector Service
  • Electronic Throttle Controls

Automotive Technology Level 2 Module 7
Emission Control Systems

  • Pollutants
  • Emission Control Devices
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Testing Emissions
  • Zero-Emissions Vehicles
  • Fuel Cells
  • Types of Hybrid Vehicles
  • Catalytic Converter Diagnosis
  • Air System Diagnosis
  • Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance
  • Hybrid Accessories

    **Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Automotive Technology Level 3

Automotive Technology Level 3 Module 1  
Manual Transmissions and Transaxles

  • Clutches
  • Clutch Service & Maintenance
  • Clutch Problem Diagnosis
  • Transmission vs. Transaxle
  • Basic Gear Theory
  • Transmission Power Flow
  • Lubricant Check
  • Cleaning & Inspection
  • Assembly of Transmission/Transaxle
  • Front-Wheel-Drive (FWD) Axles
  • Types of CV Joints
  • Differentials & Drive Axles

Automotive Technology Level 3 Module 2    
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

  • Torque Converter
  • Hydraulics in Transmissions
  • Pressure Boosts
  • Hybrid Transmissions
  • Testing of Inputs & Actuators
  • Basic Diagnostics
  • Fluid Leaks
  • Road Testing Vehicles
  • Vacuum Control Systems
  • Four-Wheel Drive Systems
  • Transfer Case
  • Interaxle Differentials

Automotive Technology Level 3 Module 3  
Suspension and Steering Systems

  • Tires & Wheels
  • Tire Ratings & Designations
  • Tire/Wheel Assembly Service
  • Suspension System Components
  • Independent Front Suspension
  • Active Suspensions
  • Power-Steering Systems
  • Steering Systems Diagnosis
  • Four-Wheel Steering Systems
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Alignment Equipment & Machines
  • Performing an Alignment

Automotive Technology Level 3 Module 4
Brakes

  • Brake Systems
  • Friction
  • Hydraulic Systems Service
  • Drum Brakes
  • Brake Shoes & Linings
  • Wheel Cylinder Inspection
  • Disc Brakes
  • Caliper Inspection & Service
  • Rotor Service
  • Antilock Brake
  • Traction Control
  • Stability Control Systems

Automotive Technology Level 3 Module 5  
Passenger Comfort and Stability Control Systems

  • Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Ventilation Systems
  • Refrigerants
  • Compressors & Condensers
  • Evaporator
  • Service Precautions
  • Initial System Checks
  • Performance Testing
  • Leak Testing
  • Emptying the System
  • Recharging the Systems
  • Climate Control Systems

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks*. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!**

*A few courses still have physical materials.
 

Automotive Technology Level 3

Upon successful completion of the Automotive Technology course series, students will be prepared to sit for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) national certification exam to become a Certified Automotive Technician.

** Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player

 


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