curriculum

APAC ATI

Course Details

Students will achieve fluency in the following skill sets:

Vehicle overview

Maintenance services

  • Oil changes
  • Maintenance service tables/schedules
  • Lube stickers and printer
  • Service intervals
  • Types of oils and how to identify them
  • Oil filter technology
  • Engine air filters
  • Cabin air filters
  • Transmission services
  • Drivetrain components
  • Tire rotation and balance

Engine Mechanical

  • Seals and gaskets
  • Cylinder head
  • Engine block
  • Engine internals
  • Intake manifold
  • Timing components
  • Valvetrain and components
  • Engine mounts

Fuel Systems

  • Different types of fuel injection
  • GDI
  • Diesel
  • Fuel pumps
  • Fuel filters
  • Fuel injectors
  • Fuel distributors
  • Pressure regulators
  • Gasoline

HVAC Systems

  • Heating
  • Different types of refrigerant
  • Compressor
  • Condenser
  • Evaporator
  • Expansion valve/orifice tubes
  • Diagnosis
  • Pressures
  • System performance

Electrical

  • Ohm’s Law
  • Basic circuit testing
  • CAN bus systems
  • Control module operation/theory
  • Lighting systems
  • Closed circuit consumption
  • Voltage drops
  • Fuses and power distribution
  • Wiring diagrams

Body Systems

  • Power windows and regulators
  • Power door locks
  • Telematics
  • Infotainment
  • Audio systems
  • Power seats
  • Interior trim
  • Instrument clusters
  • Accessories
  • Power antenna
  • SRS and seatbelts

Steering

  • Gearbox
  • Rack and pinion
  • Steering linkage
  • Electric power steering systems

Transmission

  • Automatic
  • Manual
  • Overview
  • Servicing fluid and filters
  • R & R
  • Service intervals
  • Diagnosis

Starting and Charging Systems

  • Battery technology
  • Battery types
  • Battery cables and connectors
  • Battery monitoring systems
  • Alternators
  • Starters
  • Energy management systems

Suspension

  • Theory
  • Struts
  • Shock absorbers
  • Control arms
  • Ball joints
  • Steering knuckle
  • Springs
  • Alignment
  • Wheels and tires

Engine Performance

  • Ignition systems
  • Distributors
  • Ignition coils

Cooling System

  • Thermostat- mechanical and electric
  • Water pumps- mechanical and electric
  • Radiator
  • Hoses and connections
  • Heater valves- mechanical and electrical

Additional Skills:

  • Workplace culture
  • Contributing to a winning team
  • Tools for managing stress
  • Your role in customer experience and retention
  • ASE test prep and certifications
  • Leadership fundamentals
  • Personal development
  • Accountability
  • Internet research
  • Shop management systems
  • Creating estimates
  • Digital vehicle inspections (DVI)
  • Art of the inspection
  • Technician average quote
  • Hours per repair order
  • How to succeed on flat rate pay plans
  • Art of the oil change