Transportation
  • The Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (TDL) Career Cluster® focuses on careers in planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.


  • Auto Technology ASE

    The program of study is offered at The Center for Career and Technology Education

    First Year: Advanced Automotive Technology (ASE 1): HT3P20Y2
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed for repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. This course teaches the theory of operation of automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices, with an emphasis on ASE Phase 1/Brakes, and ASE Phase 2/Steering and Suspension. The course prepares students for second year certification in the Automotive Service Excellence program (ASE). Students must complete 15 hours of job shadowing by the end of the first year course to enroll in the second year course, Practicum Auto Tech 2.

     

    Second Year: Practicum in Automotive Technology 2: HT4P20Y2 and HT4P30Y2
    Year long course/2.0 credits per semester

    Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed for repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. The focus of this course is to teach the theory of operation of automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices, with an emphasis on ASE Phase 3/Electrical Systems and ASE Phase 4/Engine Performance. The course prepares students to test for certification in the Automotive Service Excellence program (ASE).

    Students enrolled in Practicum Auto Tech 2 will participate in a CCTE approved, non-paid, internship program at a local car dealership.

     

    Auto Technology Collision

    The program of study is offered at The Center for Career and Technology Education  

    First Year: Collision Repair: HT3P00Y2
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    This course offers knowledge of the processes, technologies, and materials used in the reconstruction and alteration of vehicles. It is designed to teach the concepts and theory of systems related to automotive collision repair and refinishing.

     

    Second Year: Advanced Collision Repair: HT4P00Y2
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    Elements of this course include advanced knowledge of the processes, technologies, and materials used in the reconstruction and alteration of vehicles. This course is designed to teach the application of advanced technical skills and practices related to collision repair and refinishing.

    Students enrolled in Advanced Collision Repair 2 will participate in a CCTE approved, non-paid, internship program at a local car dealership.

     

    Auto Technology Diesel

    The program of study is offered at The Center for Career and Technology Education  

    First Year: Automotive Technology Diesel 1: HT3P10Y2
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    This course includes knowledge of the function of the major diesel systems and the principles of diagnosing and servicing these systems. Students gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. The focus of this course is to understand the theory of operation of diesel automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices.
     
    Second Year: Practicum in Automotive Technology Diesel 2: HT4P10Y2/HT4P1DY2 (Dual Credit)
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    This course focuses on the business planning and management aspects of diesel automotive transportation, distribution, and logistics. To prepare for success, students will learn, reinforce, experience, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of diesel automotive settings.

    Students enrolled in Practicum Auto Tech Diesel 2 will participate in a CCTE approved, non-paid, internship program at a local car dealership.

    Courses offered in conjunction with El Paso Community College:

    DEMR 1406: Diesel Engines 1: Dual Credit/Fall Semester
    DEMR 1409: Diesel Engines 2: Dual Credit/Spring Semester
     
    Diesel
    First year students can challenge the Diesel Engine certification exam. Second year students can challenge the Electrical, Steering and Suspension, and Brakes certification exams. The cost of these exams is $30 per academic year.