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Chabot College
Fall, 2008
Course Outline for Automotive Technology 52
AUTOMOTIVE CAREER EXPLORATION
Catalog Description:
52 – Automotive Career Exploration
1 unit
Researching current career pathways related to the automotive industry including job
opportunities, salary expectations, and training expectations.
1 hour
[Typical contact hours: 17.5]
Prerequisite Skills:
None
Expected Outcomes for Students:
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
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develop a career plan;
identify and contrast career options and salary expectations;
identify career education and training requirements;
use current data that projects job demand and wages;
identify and use sources that provide updated career information.
Course Content:
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Research of career pathways related to the automotive industry
Identification and use of current employment information and job data banks
Employer expectations for job entry and advancement
Identification and contrast of available training avenues
Methods of Presentation:
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Lectures
Discussion
Oral presentations
Case studies
Videos
Guest speakers
Web materials
Assignments and Methods of Evaluating Student Progress:
1. Typical Assignments:
a. Identify four different automotive career pathways and contrast the projections for job
growth and salary expectations. (Cite your sources and provide data, limit the
assignment to no more than one page per pathway).
Chabot College
Course Outline for Automotive Technology 52, Page 2
Fall 2008
b. Describe a career plan for an automotive career pathway. Give examples of
secondary, post-secondary, and certification requirements along with an estimate of
the time required for job-entry preparation.
2. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress:
a. Quizzes
b. Oral presentations
c. Contributions to group discussions
d. Examinations
e. Final examination
Textbook(s) (Typical):
Web based tools including California Employment Development Department (EDD) web
information and automotive industry web sites.
Special Student Materials:
None
JB: Oct2007
ATEC 52 course outline