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Automotive Service and Maintenance
This course introduces students to the servicing and maintenance of the automobile. Students will learn by performing maintenance tasks on engines, brakes, suspension, electrical, fuel systems, and more. Students will also be expected to demonstrate safety in an automotive shop environment. Automotive industry standards and ASE certifications will be emphasized. Students who successfully complete this program will be prepared for entry-level positions in the automotive service industry.
This course is designed to train students for entry-level jobs in the fast-growing industry of Aviation Maintenance and Introduce the student to the vocation of a professional pilot. The Private Pilot Ground School lecture course provides classroom training for individuals seeking a private pilot’s license. Some of the topics covered will include principles of flight, aerodynamics, aircraft controls, engine systems, basic weather and weather services for pilots, navigation, radio communication, and Federal Aviation Regulations applicable to beginning pilots flying under visual flight rules. The Aviation History lecture course provides a historical view of aviation from the 1700s through the modern era. Some of the topics covered will include Early Aviation, The Wright Brothers, Early Flight, World War I, Peace Time Aviation, Golden Age of Aviation, World War II, Cold War, Space Age Aviation, and Modern Aerospace. Emphasis for the Mechanical portion of the course will be placed on diagnostics, repair, adjustment, and troubleshooting for the following systems: Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic Power Systems, Aircraft Landing Gear Systems, Position and Warning Systems, Ice and Rain Control Systems, Assembly and Rigging, Engine Instrument Systems.
This course adheres to the standards and requirements approved by Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Aviation Regulations.
This course provides students learning opportunities for Engineering Design Principles and Manufacturing processes. The course emphasizes graphic language, mechanical drawing, 2D/3D modeling for students interested in preparing for careers in the design and production of mechanical, electrical, and computer systems. Students will design prototype models and then manufacture them using computer numerical controlled (CNC) rapid equipment, routers, and lathes. Students will also receive training on the fundamentals of hydraulic and electrical systems including theory, application, and troubleshooting.
Wildland Fire Science
This course introduces students to the United States Forest Service and prepares those students with basic firefighting and conservation entry-level skills. Classroom instruction, demonstration, and hands-on field application will be given in basic firefighting, standards for survival, engine, and pump operations, backfiring methods and equipment use, chainsaw operations, map and compass use, air operations, basic hand tool sharpening, and use, fireline construction, and forest conservation.