Vehicle Technology and Repair (VTR)

Hamilton & Sumiton Campuses (Auto Body Repair & Diesel Technician Options Sumiton Campus)

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

VTR 112 : ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

This course introduces the principles of basic Electrical/Electronic concepts and fundamentals. Topics include basic DC theory, types of diagnostic equipment, circuit protection, wire repair, use of wiring diagrams, airbag modules, and impact sensors. Upon completion, student should be able to identify components, test systems, and repair minor electrical problems according to manufacturer’s literature.

credits

3

VTR 121 : BRAKING SYSTEMS

This course covers the theory and repair of braking systems and various other mechanical repairs. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of brakes. Upon completion, students should be able to troubleshoot, adjust and repair braking system.

credits

3

VTR 122 : STEERING AND SUSPENSION

This course introduces students to the various types of suspension and steering systems. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of steering and suspension. Upon completion, students should be able to troubleshoot, adjust, and repair suspension and steering components.

credits

3

VTR 133 : HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

This course provides basic instruction in theory, operation, and repair of heating and air conditioning/refrigeration systems. Topics include operation theory, safety, maintenance, recycling and recovery procedures, recharging procedures, troubleshooting procedures, refrigerant leaks, and system repairs. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and repair air conditioning and heating systems, including but not limited to air management, electrical and vacuum controls, refrigerant recovery, and component replacement.

credits

3