Introduction to the automotive repair industry. The student will learn automotive terminology, shop and personal safety, handling and storing of hazardous materials, identification and operation of shop equipment and specialized tools, identification of hand tools, micrometer use and measure given objects within .0005 tolerance and the use of drills, taps and dies. The student will be become familiar with all major components of the vehicle. Students will study wheels and tires, theory, diagnosis and service. Students will learn automotive maintenance operations. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisites: AMM 149 and 245. Prerequisites: Instructor permission.