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TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION, & LOGISTICS

Last Updated: 2/19/2021 8:31 PM

Students in this course will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance and light repair technician. Students will learn automotive preventative maintenance and servicing, electrical system diagnosis, replacing brakes, and steering and suspension components. Hours earned in the Maintenance and Light Repair courses may be used toward meeting National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards and Tennessee Department of Education standards. Upon completing all the Maintenance and Light Repair courses, students may enter automotive service industry as an ASE Certified MLR Technician. Advanced auto classes will alternate each school year to allow students to take all the areas. Classes prepare students for the A.S.E. test.

 

MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR I

One Semester 1 credit Grade 9-11

Prerequisite: None

The Maintenance and Light Repair I (MLR I) course prepares students for entry into Maintenance and Light Repair Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional service technician. Content emphasizes beginning transportation service skills and workplace success skills. Students study safety, tools, equipment, shop operations, basic engine fundamentals, and basic technician skills.

 

MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR II

One Semester 1 credit Grade 10-12

Prerequisite: Maintenance & Light Repair I

The Maintenance and Light Repair II (MLR II) course prepares students for entry into Maintenance and Light Repair III. Students study automotive general electrical systems, starting and charging systems, batteries, lighting, and electrical accessories.

 

MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR III

One Semester 1 credit Grade 10-12

Prerequisite: Maintenance & Light Repair I

The Maintenance and Light Repair III (MLR III) course prepares students for entry into Maintenance and Light Repair IV. Students study and service suspension and steering systems and brake systems.

 

MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR IV

One Semester 1 credit Grade 11-12

Prerequisite: Maintenance & Light Repair I, II & III & Teacher Approval

The Maintenance and Light Repair IV (MLR IV) course prepares students for entry into the automotive workforce or into post secondary training. Students study and service automotive HVAC systems, engine performance systems, automatic and manual transmission/transaxle systems, and practice workplace soft skills.

 

Last Updated: 17 February 2021