Program Outcome


 
A student successfully completing this program will be able to do the following:
 
  • Communicate using proper technical terms and descriptions.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for themselves and others. 
  • Understand the behavior and principles that govern automotive electrical circuits.
  • Troubleshoot automotive circuits using available information. 
  • Read and comprehend schematic diagrams.       
  • Use mathematics in measuring, analyzing, and estimating tasks. 
  • Perform entry-level skills in metalwork and plastic fillers.
  • Demonstrate basic skills in oxyacetylene, MIG, TIG, and electric arc welding. 
  • Perform entry-level skills in refinishing vehicles to pre-accident condition.
  • Exhibit a high standard of ethics in the workplace. 
  • Effectively communicate with others using written and oral modes.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively on larger repair projects.
  • Follow verbal instruction on processes and repair procedures. 
  • Document repair procedures and costs by using a repair order system.
  • Mix, apply, and finish paint products according to specifications. 
  • Demonstrate skills in color matching, mixing, and tinting of paints.
  • Understand a variety of social, economic, and cultural operatives. 
  • Understand the principles of basic automotive electronic components.
  • Select and use appropriate automotive electronic diagnostic equipment. 
  • Pass the Maine State Motor Vehicle Inspection exam.
  • Understand heating and air conditioning principles in automotive vehicles. 
  • Understand how the laws of the Clean Air Act pertain to the profession.