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2016-2017 College Catalog

Automotive Technology


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CIP Code - 470604

Mission

The mission of the Technical Diploma in Automotive Technology offer 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.
  • engage in servicing 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.
  • demonstrate safe, efficient work practices, and basic occupational and employability skills.

Gainful Employment

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TCA - Engine Repair Technician


Total: 6 credit hours / 165 clock hours


TCA - Automatic Transmission & Transaxle Technician


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


TCA - Manual Drive Train Technician


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


TCA - Steering & Suspension Technician


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


TCA - Brake Technician


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


Total: 10 credit hours / 300 clock hours


TCA - Heating and Air Conditioning Technician


Total: 5 credit hours / 150 clock hours


TCA - Engine Performance Technician


Total: 15 credit hours / 450 clock hours


TD - Automotive Technician


Total: 60 credit hours / 1740 clock hours


General Electives


Following are additional CTS exit points:


CTS - Electrical Technician


Complete TCA - Electrical Technician and any 3 of the following TCAs

  • TCA - Engine Repair Technician   (6 credit hrs./165 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Automatic Transmission & Transaxle Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)
  • TCA  - Manual Drive Train Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Steering & Suspension Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Brake Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Heathing & Air Conditioning Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)

CTS - Engine Performance Technician


Complete the following TCAs:

  • TCA - Electrical Technician   (10 credit hrs./300 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Engine Performance Technician   (15 credit hrs./450 clock hrs.)

 

 

CTS - Power Train Technician


Complete five of the following TCAs:

  • TCA - Engine Repair Technician   (6 credit hrs./165 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Automatic Transmission & Transaxel Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Manual Drive Train Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Steering & Suspension Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Brake Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)
  • TCA - Heating & Air Conditioning Technician   (5 credit hrs./150 clock hrs.)

 

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