ATEC1050 Introduction to the Transportation Trades

This class is designed for the student who is interested in the transportation trades, or is entering the Auto Mechanics program. This course is suitable for students with little or no mechanical or shop experience. Students will receive information about the trade, safety and shop operations, and will also get hands-on practice using common hand tools and shop equipment.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify common hand tools
Perform precision measurements
Describe shop safety requirements
Find vehicle information using Alldata
Demonstrate vehicle lifting and jacking procedures
Demonstrate safe usage of shop equipment

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2