In the Automotive Technology course at SUN Tech, you are given the opportunity to learn the necessary skills and competencies to maintain, diagnose and repair the advanced systems on modern automobiles. You can use common hand tools as well as power tools such as impact wrenches, grinders, drills, tire machines and automotive lifts. You will also be using state-of-the-art equipment such as electronic engine analyzers, oscilloscopes, scan tools and internet-based information systems.
The Automotive Technology program consists of daily theory lessons which teach the skills needed to complete nearly 350 hands-on exercises involving real cars and light trucks. Both follow NATEF guidelines and expose you to most of the operating systems on modern automobiles. Areas covered include electrical systems, steering and suspension, braking systems, engine repair, computerized powertrain control, and air conditioning.