Youth and Adult Automotive Training Center (YAATC) Curriculum
The YAATC curriculum includes web-based training, classroom and "hands-on" automotive technical training. Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certificates are:
Covers basic electrical systems, testing of the battery and operation, testing and repair of the charging and starting circuits.
Focus on the design characteristics and principles of automotive heating and air conditioning with emphasis on theory, operation, maintenance and repair.
Covers the design, construction and operation of various brake systems, as well as power assist units and anti-lock brake systems. Includes diagnosis, repair and replacement of various components.
Suspension and Steering
This course covers the design, construction and operation of suspension and steering systems, wheel alignment and wheel balancing. Also includes a look at the diagnosis/repair of the steering gears and alignment of the front end.
Tire, Chassis & Maintenance
This course covers the design, tire inspection and rotation; basic scheduled vehicle maintenance items and light repair and wear items.