Introduction to Automotive Service
Teacher: Jeff Leaks
The objective of this course is to prepare students for continuing education in the
automotive field and to show the certification test process through ASE. By the end of
this course you, the student, should have a basic knowledge of the automotive industry
including automotive history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle
subsystems, service publications, fasteners, professional responsibilities, and
automotive maintenance. Emphasis is on Automobile Service Information, major
components, basic systems, and their repair and maintenance.
TEXTS AND REFERENCES USED:
1. Electude Beheer B.V. © 2016
2. Online service manuals.
3. Selected films and charts from various sources.
4. PowerPoint presentations.
6. Library resources.
7. Google Drive
Three-ring binder or Folder
suitable shop apparel when needed
Class participation will include homework, classwork, and being prepared to perform
Teacher's evaluation of student's performances and attitudes towards their required tests
will make up 50% of their total grade. Poor work ethic, including bad safety habits, will
not be tolerated and reflect heavily on the student's overall grade.
Using a combination of computer-based instruction, lecture, and
the hands-on demonstration, students will practice towards mastery of all required NATEF