Curriculum for: 32-404-2
 Automotive Technician

Automotive Service Technicians diagnose and repair
performance problems in cars. They also perform factory
recommended maintenance procedures on new cars and trucks.
The Blackhawk Technical College Automotive Technician
Program is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified
two-year program aimed at preparing the student for passing
ASE exams as the requisite professional experience is
obtained. The program is designed to increase knowledge and
skills in the areas of diagnostic testing, use of hand and
machine tools, automotive parts, service references,
computerized equipment and other technical equipment on ever
more complex automobiles. Students are taught through
practical shop and classroom experiences.

Total Credits in Program (available at BTC):55

835-103 - Student Success
Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their program. This is an institutional requirement for all students.

 Note: Semester schedules are displayed in the recommended order of completion. However, classes may be taken in any order, providing course and/or program pre-requisites and co-requisites are satisfied.

First Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 404-338Service Fundamentals2
 404-343Automotive Machine Shop1
 404-345Brake Service4
 404-346Steering & Suspension Service4
 404-348Service Simulation2
 804-306Shop Mathematics I2

First Year, Second Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 404-339Engine Service4
 404-342Heating & Air Conditioning Srv4
 404-347Drive Train Service I3
 404-349Service Management1


Second Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 404-350ASE Certification Review1
 404-351Electronic Engine Control Fund4
 404-353Emission Control Serv & Cert1
 404-356Electrical Service4
 404-357Electron Eng Contrl Diagnosis2
 806-315Applied Science2
Second Year, Second Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 404-352Computerized Fuel Systems Serv2
 404-354Engine Performance Testing4
 404-355Drive Train/Transaxle Serv II2
 404-358Service Internship2
 450-315Customer Service Fundamentals2

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