This two-year program is designed for both male and female students interested in developing mechanical and technical skills in repairing and servicing automobiles. Both two and four cycle engines will be studied to include many applications of these systems in modern automobiles. Safe and proper use of many tools and pieces of equipment found in today's automotive repair shops will be stressed and welding equipment will be introduced. Second year activities will sharpen and expand skills attained in the first year and also include introduction to automobile diagnostics and tune-up procedures covering larger internal combustion engines using both gas and diesel fuels. The student will study the major components of today's automobile and gain experience with electrical and electronics systems, steering and suspension, power train, brakes, and related tools and diagnostic equipment.