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Coastline Regional Occupational Program (ROP)

Automotive Technology Internship

APPROVED FOR UC/CSU

The following ROP course meets the UC/CSU Preparatory Elective ā€œGā€ requirement. To meet UC/CSU admission requirement (ā€œGā€ credit), students must earn a grade of 70% or better.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prepare for a career in the automotive industry. Learn about tune-ups, lubrication, brakes, suspension, power train systems theory, diagnosis, and repair. After initial classroom instruction, intern at an automotive repair facility. Students must earn a grade of 70% or better in the classroom portion of the course to be placed at an internship site.

Prerequisites: Students must be at least 16 years of age. Students must be responsible for their own transportation to and from the internship site.

COVID-19 NOTICE: Students participating in Coastline ROP internship classes must adhere to the policies and procedures of their assigned site. This may include being vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, and weekly testing.

COURSE TOPICS

  • Orientation and evaluation
  • Safety rules and regulations
  • General shop practices
  • Technician’s tools; service manuals
  • Fluids, oils and lubricants; lubrication
  • Systems: cooling, heating, and electrical
  • Automatic and manual transmissions
  • Brakes, wheels and tires
  • Fuel exhaust and emission control
  • Engine repair and service techniques
  • Parts department operations
  • Body and fender repair/painting
  • Communication skills
  • Personal skills related to employment
  • Thinking and problem solving skills
  • Employment literacy

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLO)

Upon successful completion, Coastline ROP students will:

  • Integrate Academic and Technical Skills
  • Practice Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Communicate and Collaborate with Diverse Audiences
  • Demonstrate Creativity and Innovation
  • Act as Responsible, Ethical Citizens
  • Develop Personal, Educational and Career Goals

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