Courses

Technological advancements in modern vehicles have changed how we perform diagnosis. This course examines various methods of those enhancements of automotive drive systems, with major emphasis on electronic programing, and how to accurately repair them, using computers and scan tools. Requires instructor approval.


September 24, 2019 to December 12, 2019, RTEC 116
Vehicle Performance is enhanced by a variety of methods. This course teaches how to determine if degradation has caused reduced performance. Students will examine various methods of performance enhancements of automotive drive systems with major emphasis on OBD electronic diagnostics & PCM programming.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This is the second part of a diesel performance sequence. Students will be exposed to multiple vehicle product lines during this course and will be introduced to the proper techniques and procedures to repair them. A limited number of seats are available for students who work in the automotive industry and wish to gain advanced skills but are not seeking a college degree. This is not an entry-level course. Instructor approval is required; contact Ken Mays at 541.383.7753.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Study hybrid electric and electric vehicles with emphasis on safety procedures. Topics to be covered include an introduction to hybrid electric motors, generators and controls, batteries and service, regenerative braking systems, transmissions and transaxles, heating and air conditioning, manufacturer scan tools and hybrid vehicle diagnostic trouble codes. For experienced automotive professionals. Materials and textbook required for this course.


September 23, 2019 to December 11, 2019, RTEC 116
A study of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) and Electric Vehicles (EV) Part II. This course will highlight hybrid safety and service procedures, advanced hybrid batteries testing and service, advanced testing of hybrid electric motors, generators, and controls along with extensive manufacturer scan tools use and vehicle testing. This is not an entry-level course. Instructor approval required. Materials and textbook required for this course.


January 6, 2020 to March 18, 2020, RTEC 116