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    Automotive Technology

     

     

     

    What to Expect from BISD Auto Tech

     

    So you are interested in being in the BISD Auto Tech Program? Do you like working on cars? Can you not wait to take the next step to become a technician? Are you ready to sign up for this program? 

    Auto Tech Shop Auto Tech Shop

     

    Before you do, let's make sure you know what to expect from this program.        

     

    This class blends different teaching methods. It features classroom teaching, online assignments and shop work. You will be taught how to solve problems using the skills and experience that you will learn. We begin your training in the Auto I program. You will begin by learning safety and tools. Then we move you up to electrical/electronic theory and application as well as diagnosing. After the first semester you start to apply your skills in the shop and learn about brakes and braking systems.  Using tools and equipment, you will be able to solve everyday problems.  This is not an easy class and involves a lot of work, projects, after school hours, tests and more.  However, it is a fun program with lots of hands on learning and will provide you with real world experience to get you ready for a career in this industry.  You also get to compete in SkillsUSA and a chance to compete in the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge.

    Ford/AAA Hot Rodders of Tomorrow National Auto Tech Competition

     

     

    In Auto II, you are working in the shop full time. You are even working on customers' cars. Jobs can range from a simple oil change or fixing electrical issues, to removing and rebuilding or replacing an engine. You still need to complete your class work and online training as well.  We strive for more of an industry feel. You are also able to compete as a senior in the  National Automotive Technology Competition contest as well as SkillsUSA.

     

    This program is a two year training course that teaches you how to become a professional technician in the transportation industry and give you the skills necessary to pursue a career.

      

    Class Times for the 2018-2019 year are:

    Class 1 7:25am-8:55am
    Class 2 10:25am-11:55am
    Class 3 01:03pm-3:30pm (Auto 2)