• Hello and welcome to my webpage! I'm Mr. Dove and have been teaching Automotive at Weaver since 2007. Prior to Weaver I worked 25 years in the Automotive Repair Industry and have been ASE Master certified for over 25 years. The Automotive program at Weaver is ASE Education Foundation (formerly NATEF) accredited and designed for those interested in an Automotive Career. Many students when in Auto II and III, and meet the requirements, will choose to work an Automotive Apprenticeship or Internship while taking the course.

    Certifications available:

    Automotive Service Fundamentals - SP2 Auto Safety and SP2 Auto Pollution Prevention

    Automotive Service II - ASE Student Certification (Brakes and Steering/Suspension)

    Automotive Service III - ASE G1 - Maintenance and Light Repair

     

    Automotive Curriculum

    Introduction to Automotive Service
    Course Number: IT11
    Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20*
    Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
    Course blueprint: Summer 2014 (pdf, 41kb)
    Prerequisite: None
    Description:
    This course introduces basic automotive skills in Service & Safety, Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles, Manual Drivetrain and Axles and job opportunities in the auto repair industry. As part of the NATEF accreditation, topics are aligned to the Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) requirements. English language arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.

     

    Automotive Service I
    Course Number: IT16 (7511)
    Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20*
    Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
    Course blueprint: Summer 2014 (pdf, 40kb)
    Prerequisite: Introduction to Automotive Service
    Description:
    This course introduces basic automotive skills in Suspension & Steering, Heating & Air Conditioning and Engine Performance. As part of the NATEF accreditation, topics are aligned to the Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) requirements. English language arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, and job shadowing. SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


    Automotive Service II
    Course Number: IT17
    Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20*
    Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
    Course blueprint: Summer 2014 (pdf, 40kb)
    Prerequisite: Automotive Service I
    Description:
    This course builds on the knowledge and skills introduced in Automotive Servicing I and develops advanced knowledge and skills in vehicle system repair and/or replacement of components in the brakes, electrical systems, drivetrain, engine, HVAC and steering & suspension systems, emphasizing hands-on experience. As part of the NATEF accreditation, topics are aligned to the Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) requirements. English language arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include job shadowing, apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, and job shadowing. This course helps prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification in Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR- G1). SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


    Automotive Service III
    Course Number: IT18
    Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20*
    Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
    Course blueprint: Summer 2014 (pdf, 40kb)
    Prerequisite: Automotive Service II
    Description:
    This course builds on the skills and knowledge introduced in Automotive Service I & II. Building advanced automotive skills and knowledge in vehicle servicing, testing, repair, and diagnosis of brakes, electrical systems, drive train, engine, HVAC and steering & suspension systems, while emphasizing hands-on experience. As part of the NATEF accreditation, topics are aligned to the Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) requirements. English language arts and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, and job shadowing. This course helps prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification in Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR- G1). SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.

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