AT 130 - Engine Performance I

Course Description

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the theory and operation of the automotive ignition system and fuel system. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

AT 220

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the basic components of the automotive ignition and fuel systems as related to engine performance.
  • Use the results of diagnostic strategies to service/repair automotive ignition and fuel systems to improve engine performance.
  • Apply problem solving strategies to resolve issues with automotive ignition and fuels systems.
Human Dimension:
  • Discuss course information with others regarding engine performance.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Service a vehicle owned by a customer using recommended shop procedures.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Demonstrate competency according to National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation standards to pass the Automotive Engine Performance Technician certification.