Automotives I is a course that provides students with a foundation of the basics in automotive technology, with an emphasis on the theory and hands-on training. Students are introduced to new developments in automotives through in-depth discussions and activities dealing with the following topics:
- Shop Safety
- Ownership Fundamentals
- Car care
- Wheels and tires
- Lubrication, maintenance, and simple tune-ups
- Disc brake operation and maintenance
Within each activity students will learn tips reducing the cost of owning and operating a vehicle. Automotives I is designed to fit the needs of two types of students, those who simply wish to know the basics of automotive care and how to become a more knowledgeable consumer, and also those students who intend to follow professional careers in automotives or automotive engineering.