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Auto Mechanics Fall 2018
Instructor: Andrew Lee, Owner of AutoMotion Car Care Center, Certified Mechanic and Partnership Parent. email@example.com 269-287-0722
Location: AutoMotion Complete Car Care, 711 E. Front St in the downtown Buchanan area---attached to the Marathon gas station.
Additional registration at location is required.
Auto Mechanics: Group instruction
Tuesdays, 2-4 PM Class begins September 11 - November 13
This automotive repair & maintenance overview course will be geared toward the skill level of each individual student and will cover topics from basic safety and maintenance for optimal performance to engine repair, transmission, cooling/heating system etc. There will be new projects each semester so students are welcome to take the course again.
*Please wear clothes that can get dirty and shoes with non-slip soles. Safety gear will be provided.
Auto Mechanics: Advanced
Fridays, 10 AM-12 PM Classes begin September 14- December 7
Ages 15+ and must have permission from the instructor
This will be a more in-depth course for students prepared to work on more advanced skills regarding automotive repair. The course will be geared toward each student's individual interest and each student will choose and complete a project. Topics covered will include, but not be limited to: engine repair, transmission, heating/cooling and diagnostics. There will be new projects each semester so students are welcome to take the course again.
*Please wear clothes that can get dirty and shoes with non-slip soles. Safety gear will be provided. **Instructor approval is required to register for this course.
Auto Mechanics: Apprenticeship
Individualized instruction in the field, expanded hours of focused instruction. Call Andrew Lee for more details and to decide on weekly hours. This apprenticeship will require more than one partnership selection; number of selections depends on number of hours learning in the shop. Talk to the instructor and to Sharon to work out details. May be taken for more than one semester.
*Please note: it is important to make as informed a decision as possible when choosing your student's Community Resource classes. Most locations will allow a student to drop a class after one meeting, at no charge if it wasn't a good fit for the student, but not all. Some classes plan ahead based on the number that have signed up and have purchased materials, hired teachers, etc. and there might be a fee for class time or materials given to the student if the student drops after one or two meetings. The school cannot pay for classes that students do not complete, so choose wisely; if you do not take the class off of your student's schedule by the deadline, you may be asked to pay for the class time incurred prior to dropping the class.
Teacher of Record: Tom Hurst