Electrical Systems

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

Learn the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate safe shop practices while working with electrical systems.
  • Describe the basic laws of electricity and circuit construction.
  • Identify Electrical symbols and components.
  • Calculate resistance, current, and voltage problems using Ohm’s Laws.
  • Perform voltage, current, and resistance measurements using the proper measurement devices.
  • Perform voltage drop testing on multiplex and non-multiplex circuits.
  • Perform basic battery testing and diagnosis.
  • Identify starting and charging system components and circuits.
  • Diagnose starting and charging system faults.
  • Attain readiness to take the Snap On 504 Multimeter exam.

Recommended Background


Course ID

AUTI 111


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Ivy Tech


Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

8 Weeks