Fred Brewer, Program Head at Vance-Granville Community College, Henderson, NC, sent us these photos created by students in his Automotive Systems Technology program.
About the school:
The curriculum at Vance-Granville Community College prepares individuals for employment as Automotive Service Technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and everchanging field.
Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic course work. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/transaxles, engine repair, and climate control.
ASE/NATEF Certification The Automotive Systems Technology Program is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified program under the standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation NATEF). This certification provides a means of identifying quality programs meeting national standards. Students are assured that training received is current, complete and applicable.
Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive industry.