KENT TRANSITION CENTER

AUTOMOTIVE COURSE SYLLABUS

2015-2016

 

Instructional Staff: 

Clayton Powell, Instructor

Office: 616-365-2391

Email:  claytonpowell@kentisd.org

 

Dan Pipe, CTE Specialist

 Office: 616-365-2391

Email:  danpipe@kentisd.org

 

 

Class Hours:

1st session:  8:00 am- 10:45 am

2nd session:  11:10 am – 2:00 pm

 

Prerequisites: 

Internship through Kent Transition Assessment Center and an interest in the Automotive Industry. 

 

Course Description:

The intent of this course is to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for students to enter the work force at entry level or higher.  The students will be introduced to automobile systems, shop equipment, oil changes, tire servicing, fasteners, and automotive detailing.  Safety, procedures, equipment, tool usage and customer contact skills are an integral part of the program.   

 

Materials Needed:

The student is expected to come to class in their appointed uniform.  Kent Transition Center will supply the text books, uniforms and equipment.

 

 

Classroom/Lab and Worksite Behavior:

The students will behave in a professional manner and conduct themselves up to industry standards.  The Automotive program is part of the Kent Transition Center (KTC) and students are expected to comply with all KTC rules and regulations found within the handbook.

 

Course Content: 

Automotive Detailing

Tire Servicing

Fasteners

Vehicle Maintenance and Inspections

Safety/Tools

Shop Maintenance and Identification

Batteries/Electrical

 

Grades/Grading Scales:

Skill Achievement: 45%

Career and Employability skills: 45%

V1 (VPAA):  4%

C1 (Math):  6% 

 

Behavior Grading Scale:

4- Exceeds criteria

3- Accomplishes task to criteria

2- Accomplishes task with help

1- Struggling with task/concept

0- Noncompliant

Students will be graded on lab tasks, classroom assignments, quizzes/tests, math modules, Visual Performing and Applied Arts, and Career and Employability skills.