Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2016–2017 104 Diploma Two Semesters & One Summer Term Fall semester entry for full-time students Transportation Service If you want to enter the transportation service industry after only one year of education or continue on to the Automotive Service Technology or Diesel Technology programs the Transportation Service program is for you. Areas of study include an intro to automotive, automotive electrical systems, engine repair, heating and air conditioning and brake and chassis. Emphasis is placed on current industry trends including the use of student laptops and the latest software to diagnose systems, prepare work orders and use Service Information databases. Completing this program qualifies you for entry level employment as a Maintenance and Light Repair Technician. Duties would include brake system repair, wheel and tire service, general maintenance repair and light engine and electrical repair. Students can find work in dealerships, independent repair shops, and fleet facilities. • All courses are NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified. • All instructors are Master ASE certified. • This program was ranked “Top 4 in the Nation” by Tomorrow’s Technician. • We participate in SkillsUSA and student competitions annually. • One year of high school algebra is recommended. _F_a_ll_ S_e_m__e_s_t_e_r ________________________________________1_9_ Course # Title Credits AUT106-C Introduction to Automotive Technology 2 AUT616-C Automotive Electrical Systems 6 AUT168-C Automotive Engine Repair 8 Elective Communications* 3 _S_p_ri_n_g_ _S_e_m__e_s_te_r______________________________________1_9_ AUT861-C Brakes & Chassis System 8 AUT809-C Automotive Engine Performance 8 Elective Math* 3 _S_u_m_m__e_r_ T_e_r_m__________________________________________8_ AUT707-C Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 7 _A_U_T_1_3_9_-_C______B_a_s_i_c_ W__e_ld_i_n_g_ T_h_e_o_r_y_ &__ A_p_p_l_ic_a_ti_o_n___________1_ *You may select any communications or math course with A or E suffix.
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