The I-BEST General Service Technician Certificate prepares students for an entry-level career in the high-demand field of automotive technology. According to many automotive industry estimates, there is a shortage of technicians with training in automobile systems. I-BEST General Service Technician students gain the necessary knowledge and skills to get work as automotive technicians. I-BEST students learn the basics of automotive repair: electrical systems, mechanical principles, automatic transmissions, brake systems, air conditioning service, and engine performance. In addition, General Service Technician instructors teach basic computer skills, common automotive business practices, and introductory welding and machining. I-BEST General Service Technician Certificate graduates can continue studying at LWTech to complete additional certificates or a General Service Technician Associate’s (AAS) degree.
TRAN 110 Computer Basics/Transportation Trades
TRAN 112 Shop and Business Practices
TRAN 113 Basic Electrical Systems
TRAN 125 Mechanical Principles
ABED 076 Communication Skills Transportation Applications I
AUTO 120 Electrical/Electronic Systems
AUTO 124 Maintenance Procedures
AUTO 140 Brake Systems
AUTO 144 Suspension, Steering, and Alignment
AUTO 210 Englines, Cylinder Blocks, and Cooling Systems
AUTO 215 Air Conditioning Service
ABED 076 Communication Skills Transportation Applications II
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