Automotive Services

  • Welcome to the Maxwell High School of Technology Automotive Services an ASE Certified AST Program

    Gwinnett County citizens highly value the important role education plays in building a thriving, global community and strongly support the school system’s pursuit of excellence. The finest teachers in the profession, involved parents, and a supportive community are key elements in the district’s quest to become a system of world-class schools. At Maxwell, we strive to help student's explore opportunites in the automotive industry and prepare them for college or entering the workforce. We provide a student centered safe learning environment where hands-on training, real world employability and soft skills are taught by highly certified industry professionals.

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:

    This course introduces the student to the field of automotive services and repair. The student will be introduced to the automotive industry, shop safety, use of reference materials, use and care of hand and power tools, use of precision measuring instruments, vehicle lubrication and service, wheel and tire service, brake diagnosis service and repair, electrical and electronic systems, and automotive fasteners and their use. The student will recognize and apply diagnostic procedures and industry standard methods of problem solving. The student will use mathematics to properly select tools and fasteners, make precision physical and electrical measurements, complete repair orders, and will practice communication skills necessary to properly function in the automotive service industry. The student will practice skills on mock-ups and actual vehicles. The course is designed to prepare a student for a career in the automotive service industry or for further education in this field at the post-secondary level.

    COURSE NAME(S):

    • Basic Maintenance and Light Repair
    • Maintenance and Light Repair II
    • Maintenance and Light Repair III
    • Energy and Power Technology (Embedded Science)

Maintenance and Light Repair