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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Automotive Technology Ford ASSET, AAS

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Program Start Date: Fall Term
Minimum Program Length: 84 academic weeks; 6 terms day; 81 credits
Curriculum Code: 35306

Program Description

Ford ASSET (Automotive Student Service Educational Training) students learn to diagnose, service, and maintain Ford and Lincoln-Mercury automotive products and components. They learn to use recommended procedures, special service tools and equipment, and Ford service publications.

Practical Experience

Students use cooperative work experiences at sponsoring Ford or Lincoln dealerships to apply what they have learned in the classroom and lab. During the cooperative work experiences, students, under the direction of an automotive technician, service customer vehicles, become familiar with a dealership’s organization and environment, and learn to work as a member of a team.

Professional Opportunities

Automotive technician, service advisor, shop foreman, service manager.

Unique Aspects

They must have a Ford Motor Company approved dealership as a sponsor. Completion of cooperative work experiences and maintaining sponsorship at the sponsoring dealership is a program requirement. The Ford ASSET program is a NATEF certified master automobile training program.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Course Requirements

Total Credits: 81

Semester Display

Total Credits: 81

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate safe shop practices and hazardous material handling.
  2. Diagnose and repair systems associated with automotive chassis components.
  3. Diagnose and repair assemblies associated with automotive engine and power transmission systems.
  4. Diagnose and repair components associated with any electrical and electronic control systems.
  5. Diagnose and repair components associated with any accessory and ergonomic systems.
  6. Communicate clearly using written, verbal, and electronic means.
  7. Demonstrate their ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

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