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Automotive Technology LPC
AUTO A4 Suspension and Steering 4.00 Units
Diagnosis, evaluation, testing, adjustment, alignment and repair of steering and suspension systems. Including all common automotive steering and suspension systems both car and truck. Future systems will also be covered. Students are strongly recommended to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO A5 Brakes 4.00 Units
Diagnosis, evaluation, inspection, adjustment, and repair of braking, antilock braking systems, traction control and related devices. Class will involve California State law regarding brake and safety inspections. Includes the material on the California Brake Adjuster's Licensing Examination. Students are strongly recommended to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO A6 Electrical/ Electronic Systems 5.00 Units
Automotive electrical/electronic systems, including electrical circuits, ohms law, battery, starting, charging, ignition, fuel, accessories, brakes, chassis, suspension, steering, HVAC and wiring systems. Emphasis on diagnosis of electrical troubles, assembly, and repair of components and diagnostic equipment usage. Students are strongly recommended to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO A7 Auto Heating-Air Conditioning 4.00 Units
Diagnosing, evaluation, testing, adjustment, and repair of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). Includes heat and energy, psychometrics, air flow, refrigerant recycling, equipment and controls. Student will be prepared to pass a nationally recognized HAVC certificate program, required by all California HVAC repair shops. Students are strongly recommended to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO A8 Engine Performance 5.00 Units
Principals of automotive fuel induction, ignition and emission control systems, including inspection, diagnosis and repair of fuel and emission control systems/components governed by federal and state laws and standards. Electrical diagnosis of emission control systems. Relation of chassis and body systems to emissions. Students are strongly recommended to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO A9 Light Vehicle Diesel Engines 4.00 Units
An in depth study of diesel engines: mechanical, measurement, and assembly. A study of the above mentioned components including theory, teardown, evaluate, qualifying, and rebuilding. Diesel engine performance including emissions, turbos, exhaust and intake systems. This class' emphasis is on diesel engines and diesel engine performance/emissions. Students are encouraged to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C May be taken concurrently
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO SDR Specified Diagnostic & Repair 5.00 Units
This is a Bureau of Automotive Repair approved alternative to the ASE A6, A8 and L1 certification required for obtaining and maintaining smog technician license. This course will follow BAR guidelines for smog licence prep. Student may or may not qualify for license exam after taking this class. For more information see www.smogcheck.ca.gov
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO INTR Auto Service & Introduction 4.00 Units
Bumper-to-Bumper Automotive Knowledge. Starting with hazardous waste handling, tool identification, maintenance and lubrication, moving into engine mechanical, emissions controls, suspension systems, air conditioning, airbags and safety, transmissions, axles, and finishing off with the future of the automotive industry. This is an introductory class for people who want to know more about their vehicle or who are planning an automotive career.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO L1L2 Smog Level One and Level Two 5.50 Units
This course includes classes/modules the State of California's requires for a student/automotive technician to be prepared to take their Smog License Test. This class will include Level One and Level Two smog training only. At the end of the class students may or may not qualify for either EI or EO smog license. See www.smogcheck.ca.gov for more information.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO LABA Automotive Lab 2.00 Units
Automotive Lab is an open laboratory class for basic automotive students. This class is for students desiring to expand their hands-on experience using their own vehicle. Instructor will provide technical and supervisory support to guide students in completion of their self initiated projects. Service information via computer service manuals will be available for students to use for vehicle information and research. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently) or NAUT INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO LABB Automotive Lab Advanced 2.00 Units
Automotive Lab Advanced is an open laboratory class for advanced automotive students. This class is for students desiring to expand their hands-on experience using their own vehicle. Instructor will provide technical and supervisory support to guide students in completion of their self initiated projects. Students are expected to help others in class and be able to work without guidance. Service information via computer service manuals will be available for students to use for vehicle information and research. Class is recommended for second year students only. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR or NAUT INTR and AUTO LABA or NAUT LABA with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 

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