Dec 08, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Automotive Technology, T.D.


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CIP Code - 470604

 

Mission

The mission of the Technical Diploma in Automotive Technology offers training and practical experience to qualified applicants interested in preparing for careers in the field of Automotive Technology, and to provide entry-level technicians for the automotive industry.

 

Program Description

To provide specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles at the entry level. To prepare individuals to select, safety use, and maintain hand and power tools, jacks, and hoisting equipment. Instructions in the diagnostics of malfunctions and the repair of engines; fuel, electrical, cooling, HVAC system, and brake systems; drive train and suspension.

 

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Louisiana Delta Community College Automotive Technology program will be able to:

  • Describe the theory of basic automotive systems.
  • Identify the service and maintenance of all types of automobiles.
  • Select, safely use, and maintain hand and power tools, jacks, and hoisting equipment.
  • Diagnose malfunctions and repair engines; transmissions; drive trains; fuel systems; emission systems; electrical, air-conditioning, and brake systems.
  • Identify and demonstrate safe, efficient work practices, and basic occupational and employability skills.

 

Partners

Cooper Buick

Ryan Auto Group

House of Cycles

Interstate Dodge

Interstate Hyundai

USPS - Independent Maintenance Service

 

Technical Diploma in Automotive Technician


Total: 60 credit hours / 1740 clock hours


Additional Certifications


Certificate of Technical Studies in Electrical Technician


CIP Code - 470604

Complete the Electrical Technician Track and any 3 of the following Tracks:

  • Automatic Transmission & Transaxle Technician
  • Brake Technician
  • Engine Repair Technician
  • Heathing & Air Conditioning Technician 
  • Manual Drive Train Technician
  • Steering & Suspension Technician

Certificate of Technical Studies in Engine Performance Technician


CIP Code - 470604

Complete the following Tracks:

  • Electrical Technician 
  • Engine Performance Technician  

Certificate of Technical Studies in Power Train Technician


CIP Code - 470604

Complete five of the following Tracks:

  • Automatic Transmission & Transaxel Technician
  • Brake Technician
  • Engine Repair Technician
  • Heating & Air Conditioning Technician  
  • Manual Drive Train Technician  
  • Steering & Suspension Technician   

 

Automotive Technology Tracks


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


Total: 10 credit hours / 300 clock hours


Total: 15 credit hours / 450 clock hours


Total: 6 credit hours / 165 clock hours


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


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