Course Syllabus

Central Academy of Technology and Arts Transportation Academy

Automotive Technology III

Scotty Page

              Course Description:
This course builds on the skills and knowledge introduced in Automotive Service I & II.
Building advanced automotive skills and knowledge in vehicle servicing, testing, repair, and diagnosis of brakes, electrical systems, drivetrain, engine, HVAC and steering & suspension systems, while emphasizing hands-on experience. As part of the NATEF accreditation, topics are aligned to the Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) requirements. English language arts and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, and job shadowing. This course helps prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification in Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR- G1). SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace
readiness skills through authentic experiences.




Upon satisfactory completion of this course, students will be able to perform the tasks outlined for the Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR)s as required by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Grading Polices

Classroom Work 30%   

Lab Performance 50% (hands –on-work including NATEF task list safe work performance)

Quiz's  20%

Tutoring hours-

 8:00-8:45 Tuesday-Thursday

Required Materials:



Safety glasses

Suitable shop apparel



CDX online text book

Electude -


Make-up work rules /procedures

Two days to turn in work do to absence


Classroom Expectations

Students are expected to adhere to all exiting CATA policies while attending the Automotive Training Programs and to contribute to a safe and productive learning environment. Any student’s actions place themselves or other students at risk or negatively impact the learning opportunities for others will face disciplinary actions and possible removal from the program.

All classes strive to prepare students for adult life by teaching skills and behaviors that will be valued in the work place.

The flowing expectations are stressed and graded in the class:

Attendance: Be here on time each day, prepared to work, dressed appropriately.

Respect: Use appropriate language, be honest, and truthful, and be respectful of peers and adults.

Responsibility: Complete work on time, follow directions, and use resources to answer questions, ask for help when needed, contribute to class discussions

Quality: Show determination to complete task, be consistent in quality, and focus on the task at hand.

Team: Work as a productive team member in a verity of roles, communicate in a sensitive way.



I can be contacted at:


Phone 704-296-3088


Course Summary:

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