Prepares dental auxiliary students to respond proactively to dental emergencies, control infection, prevent disease, adhere to OSHA Standards and safely manage hazardous materials. Students also take patient vital signs and collect patient medical/dental histories. CPR certification is a prerequisite; students will be required to show proof of certification before beginning the course. This course is a WTCS aligned course required in both the Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant programs. This course must be taken at NTC, no transfers, because the content of this course is specific for this program/site.
Develops skills needed to diagnose and repair automotive electrical and electronic systems. Applying knowledge of wiring diagrams along with manufactures descriptions and diagnostic procedures, Learners perform and evaluate testing and repairs on today’s computer controlled starting, charging, and battery systems.
Diagnose engine ignition systems, computer control systems and engine sensors. This course will carry the learner beyond basic tune-ups into the world of computer controlled systems. Learners will study the engine sensors that feed data to an on-board computers. They will learn how the computer processes and then uses data to make a host of real time decisions concerning ignition and emission controls. Learners will get hands on training on late model cars to reinforce classroom theory. The use of DVOMs, scan tools, oscilloscopes, pressure transducers, and computer self-diagnostics will be covered.
This course prepares the learner or graduate for licensure. Simulated written and practical examinations. Individualized study plans, stress/test anxiety management strategies, and dental hygiene license obtainment are addressed. Course goal is to strengthen learner performance on written board and clinical practical examinations. No challenge test available.
Diagnose fuel systems and emission control systems. This course will cover the theory of operation, diagnosis, service and repair of fuel systems including TBI, MPI and DI systems. Also vehicle emissions systems including PCV, EGR, EVAP, Catalytic Converters and OBD II computer systems will be taught. Learners will get hands on training on late model cars to reinforce classroom theory. Learners will also be trained in the use of: oscilloscopes, engine analyzers, gas benches, EGR testers, scan tools and various computer self-diagnostics tools.
This course is a study of design, construction and service of vehicle braking systems. Emphasis is placed on disc and drum applications, power brake units, the machining of brake drum and rotors, hydraulic systems and components along with maintenance and the parking brake system.
Addresses the theory, diagnosis and repair of clutches, manual transmissions/transaxle, differentials, four wheel drive/all wheel drive and drivelines. Students develop these skills in a classroom and lab setting.
Repair automotive climate control systems. Learners will study the theory of operation, diagnosis, and service of heating and air conditioning systems used on automobiles and light trucks. Learners will get hands on training on late model cars to reinforce classroom theory. Learners will also be introduced to the use of scan tools, computer self-diagnostics, and A/C recharging equipment and refrigerant identifiers.