Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
ATF280Ford Steering/Susp/Brakes4Instruction in the theory of operational service procedures used in the maintenance and repair of Ford Motor Company's base steering, suspension and brake systems. Prerequisite: Admission to ASSET programLoading...
ATF290Adv. Ford Steering/Susp/Brake2Instruction in the theory and operation of advanced Ford Motor Company steering, suspension and brake systems. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Education (ASSET) Program, AFT 280 and AFT 328Loading...
ATF312Ford Automotive Electrical5A study of the electrical systems used in Ford Motor Company vehicles. The instruction will include fundamentals of electricity, series and parallel circuits, schematics, wire repair, diodes, transistors, microprocessors and digital displays. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed TrainingLoading...
ATF317Ford Shop Fund and Minor Svc3A study of dealership organizational structure as it relates to the technician. Use of service manuals, electronic troubleshooting manuals and service bulletins are practiced. Also provides entry level automotive task competencies. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...
ATF320Technical Internship I3Work experience at a sponsoring dealership. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous course work. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...
ATF326Ford Automotive Climate Ctrl3Theory and operation of Ford Motor Company air conditioning, heating and air distribution systems leading to the diagnosis, service and repair of current models of vehicles. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET) and ATF 328 or AUT 652Loading...
ATF328Ford Electronic Systems Diag5Instruction in the operation and diagnosis/repair of electronic components and systems used on current Ford Motor Company vehicles. Required: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET). Prerequisite: ATF 312Loading...
ATF330Technical Internship II3Work experience at a sponsoring dealership. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous course work. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...
ATF333Ford Engine Diagnosis/Repair4Principles and operation of Ford Motor Company engines. Service procedures and engine component diagnostics, repair and/or replacement will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET) and ATF 317 or AUT 114Loading...
ATF336Ford Fuel Systems and Injection3Introduction to the different types of fuels and theory of basic fuel delivery systems including diagnosis, repair and/or replacement of components in Ford electronic engine control systems. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET) and ATF 328 or AUT 652. Corequisite: ATF 337Loading...
ATF337Ford Driveability and Emissions4Diagnosis and service of microprocessor-controlled fuel and ignition systems. Computer-based scantools, digital meters and other high-technology instruments will be used. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET) and ATF 328 or AUT 652. Corequisite: ATF 336Loading...
ATF340Technical Internship III3Work experience at a sponsoring dealership. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous course work. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...
ATF344Ford Driveline and 4x4 Diag/Rpr2Students will study rear axle and differential design and operation, driveshaft construction, transfer case design and operation. Students will also perform diagnosis and repair operation of each. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...
ATF345Ford Manual Transmissions2This course is the study of Ford manual transmissions' design and operation and clutch systems. It will include diagnosis and repair of clutches and transmissions. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...
ATF346Ford Transmission and Transaxle4This is the study of Ford automatic transmissions and transaxles including design, operation, diagnosis and repair. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...
ATF350Technical Internship IV3Work experience at a sponsoring dealership. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous course work. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...
ATF352Ford Systems/Technology Update3Update on emerging and new technologies released by Ford Motor Company and the industry during the course of the ASSET program. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET) and ATF 340Loading...
ATF362Ford Diesel Engine Technology4The study of diesel engine construction, operation, diagnosis and repair in Ford vehicles. This will include oil, fuel, intake and exhaust systems. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)Loading...