You will diagnose, troubleshoot, tune-up, and overhaul engines and service chassis on handheld, industrial and compact equipment and tractors. Practical hands-on experience is gained in engine disassembly, measuring parts for wear, cylinder reconditioning, valve train servicing, governor adjusting, fuel and ignition system servicing, and reassembly techniques. You will service drive and chassis systems to ensure the operation of the complete unit. You will also order repair parts, prepare service report forms, and learn customer relations. COREQUISITES: 31461301 Engine and Chassis Repair 1 and 31461335 Gas and Diesel Engine Theory.
This course is designed for the learner to understand basic 12-volt electrical circuits, wiring diagrams, starting, charging, and lighting systems. Classroom trainers will be used to apply electrical theory. Using hands-on activities, this course will help the learner to better understand basic 12-volt electrical systems.
This course provides the theory necessary to understand and perform the hands-on tasks of troubleshooting and repairing engines, their drive mechanisms, and their chassis. Theory is presented on the principles of operation and service of 4-stroke, 2-stroke, and small diesel engines in the outdoor power equipment and compact equipment areas. Drive and chassis operation is explained to enable the student to service the complete unit. COREQUISITE: 31461302 Engine and Chassis Repair 2.
You will diagnose, troubleshoot, tune up, and overhaul engines and service chassis on lawn and garden equipment and industrial equipment. Practical hands-on experience is gained in engine disassembly, measuring parts for wear, cylinder reconditioning, valve train servicing, governor adjusting, fuel and ignition system servicing, and reassembly techniques. You will service drive and chassis systems to ensure the operation of the complete unit. You will also order repair parts, prepare service report forms, and learn customer relations. COREQUISITES: 31461302 Engine and Chassis Repair 2 and 31461335 Gas and Diesel Engine and Theory.
This course provides an introduction to the marine industry. Students will learn how to work safely in a shop environment and use service tools and information. Students will learn the theory of how two-and four-stroke outboard motors operate. This course will teach students how to repair, maintain, and rebuild two-stroke and four-stroke outboard motors. Also, students will learn about fuel, ignition, manual and electric starting systems, and charging systems. Small gearcase operation and repair are also covered.
This course is designed to teach the theory of DC electricity. Students will learn how to read electrical schematics and build and repair electrical circuits found in typical boats. The student will be able to diagnose, troubleshoot, and correctly use test equipment to repair boat and engine electrical problems. Emphasis is placed on safety, tools, proper use of test equipment, specifications, and schematics. Practical applications will include real world shop experiences that will reinforce learned electrical concepts. COREQUISITE: 31461314 Outboard Motors.
This course will teach students the theory of how a four-stroke marine engine operates. Students will gain the skills needed to rebuild inboard four-stroke marine engines. Students will also learn the fundamentals of inboard fuel, ignition, starting, and charging systems.COREQUISITE: 31461314 Outboard Motors.
This course provides a basic working knowledge of marine diesel engines and their systems. Marine diesel theory, fuel and air delivery, and lubrication and cooling systems will be covered. Bleeding of fuel systems, adjustment of valve trains and injector pumps, and other maintenance issues will also be studied. COREQUISITE: 31461314 Outboard Motors
Inboard straight shaft transmissions are covered in this course. Velvet Drive transmissions will be the main training project. Hurth and Paragon transmissions will be covered to a lesser degree. Related components such as engine alignment, shafts, couplers, stuffing boxes, struts, strut bearing replacement, etc., will be examined also. PREREQUISITE: 31461314 Outboard Motors.
Outboard motor gearcases, hydraulic trim and tilt, and steering systems are covered in this course. Students will learn how to diagnose failures, rebuild, and shim a variety of gearcases. Different types and brands of steering systems are covered. Students will learn how to repair, install, and replace steering systems. Trim and tilt units will be tested and repaired. This will give students a good working knowledge of hydraulics and troubleshooting procedures for various brands of trim and tilt systems. Installation of outboard motors on boat transoms and mechanical, fuel, oil, and electrical connections will be covered. PREREQUISITE: 31461314 Outboard Motors.
Sterndrive transmissions, sterndrive transom plates, sterndrive trim and tilt, and power steering are covered in this course. Students will learn how to diagnose failures, rebuild, and shim a variety of gearcases. Different types of transom plates will be covered and will include shift, bellows, gimble ring, and bell housing repairs. Hydraulic lift systems will be studied and the student will learn how to repair and diagnose failures of cylinders, pumps, motors, and electrical systems related to trim systems. Marine power steering systems include the study of control valves, power steering pumps, and boat steering systems. PREREQUISITE: 31461314 Outboard Motors.
Topics covered include air conditioning principles and terms, physical principles of air movement and humidity, methods of conditioning air for comfort and health, the proper use of psychrometers, dry bulb thermometers, hygrometers, pitot tubes, recorders, manometers and barometers, and the reading and interpretation of psychrometric charts and scales. PREREQUISITE: Admission to HVAC/R Plan, Refrigeration Essentials Plan, or HVAC Installation Technician Plan
This course is designed to introduce the learner to the basic fundamental skills necessary to work in the HVAC/R Industry. Instruction will be given in learning the various types of piping and tubing used in air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration; types of fittings, bending, brazing, soft soldering tubing, black iron pipe work, using hand tools, and the recognition and practice of safety procedures while working on heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. PREREQUISITE: Admission to HVAC/R Plan, Refrigeration Essentials Plan, or HVAC Installation Technician Plan.
This course provides an introduction to DC and AC electricity. The students will be able to perform basic resistance, current, voltage, and power calculations and measurements in both DC and AC circuits. Knowledge and use of test equipment will focus on multimeters and oscilloscopes. Critical-thinking skills are emphasized to develop competencies in problem solving and troubleshooting. This is a lab- and lecture-based course that provides hands-on and theoretical learning. COREQUISITE: 32804303 Applied Technical Math 1.
Topics include installation, start-up, and service of gas- and oil-fired heating equipment; air conditioning and air-to-air heat pump systems; and electrical and mechanical testing/analyzing of system components. PREREQUISITES: 32601301 Basic Mechanical Fundamentals and 32601304 Heating Systems.
Topics include control circuit terminology, measuring devices, and control systems. The principles of self-contained, electromechanical, and electronic-electric controls are examined and applied to control systems operation and design. PREREQUISITE: 32601305 Electrical Controls and Systems.
This course is designed to study in detail the process of rebuilding a marine engine or its related major components. The student will choose and provide a major project(s) and rebuild it to the manufacturer's specifications. The student will have to provide the instructor with a list of project(s) and the time estimated for their completion. The instructor will need to approve the project(s) and will guide the student as to the feasibility of completion. The estimated hours of completion will equal 3 credit hours (96 hours of time). The instructor will offer guidance to assure the students success in completion of the project. Lab work will need to be completed during the open time of the marine lab. PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of the Marine Repair Technician program.
This course is designed to increase the student’s knowledge of specific manufacturers' operation systems. The student will be able to complete additional manufacture training programs. There may be an additional cost to the student for some of these programs. Also the student will select areas of interest to study in detail, and provide training to program students and the public. Student to submit an outline of work to be completed that equals the number of credit hours of the course. Lab work will need to be completed during the open time of the marine lab. PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of the Marine Repair Technician program.
This course is an introduction to the automotive field. Career opportunities together with employer expectations will be discussed. Students will begin to use required safety practices for both general lab activities and when operating equipment. Vehicle maintenance inspections together with light repairs will take place.
This course is designed to provide the student with the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair internal combustion engines found on late model vehicles. Emphasis is placed on in-vehicle systems repairs including: lubrication systems, valve timing, leak diagnosis and repair, engine noise & failure diagnosis, cylinder head replacement, and intake systems. COREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical
This course includes the principles of construction and operation of automatic transmissions and transaxles. Diagnosis and repair of front-, rear-, and four-wheel drive transmissions will be covered. PREREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals.
This course introduces automotive air conditioning and heating systems. Theory of operation, diagnostic techniques, and servicing of heating and air conditioning systems will be covered. PREREQUISITES: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical.
This course introduces students to the service of the diesel fuel systems used in pickup trucks and automobiles. It will explore the history of hybrid-electric and electric vehicles, safety concerns, maintenance, equipment and troubleshooting procedures related to these vehicles. This course will also explore some of the current and future alternative fueled vehicle configurations. COREQUISITES: 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical and 32404377 Electrical Systems
Marine Welding is intended to provide the technician with a sound basic background in the marine welding field. Upon completion, the student will be able to select the proper materials for repairing or fabricating welding projects, choose the correct welding method for a specific application, and complete a welding project safely. Tig welding for repair of aluminum fabrication items; MIG, ARC, and OXY acetylene principles are covered in this course. COREQUISITE: 31461314 Outboard Motors.
Topics include refrigeration principles and terms, thermodynamic processes, refrigerants, vapor compression cycles, mechanical refrigeration system components, use of electrical controls, refrigeration applications, and refrigeration tools and materials. PREREQUISITE: Admission to HVAC/R Plan, Refrigeration Essentials Plan, or HVAC Installation Technician Plan
A building automation system, or BAS, is an umbrella energy management system that oversees HVAC control systems, heating, and other energy management systems in the building. A BAS itself can combine existing mechanical and electrical systems with microprocessors, and computers. Today's buildings require smarter and better technology and it is up to specially trained technicians to manage them efficiently. Students will gain a working knowledge of computers, networks as well as electrical control systems. PREREQUISITE: 32601305 Electrical Controls and Systems
This course is a practical study in performing diagnosis and repair of heavy truck braking systems. PEREQUISITE: 32412301 Diesel Safety and Industry Practices and 32070361 Diesel Engine Repair
This course is a practical study in performing diagnosis and repair of heavy truck transmissions, differentials, and drivelines. PREREQUISITE: 32412301 Diesel Safety and Industry Practices and 32070361 Diesel Engine Repair
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