ALTERNATE FUEL VEHICLES (AMT-265)
Alternate Fuel Vehicles provides instruction in the theory of vehicles using alternate fuels. The vehicles dedicated to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) or propane (LPG) and bi-fuel vehicles that can be switched from gasoline to CNG or LPG. The course is designed to familiarize the technician with the operation, as well as diagnostic and repair techniques recommended by original alternate fuel manufacturers and those that provide conversion kits. (1.2-Articulated) NOTE: The lab portion of this course is designed to support and reinforce the fundamental theories and service procedures established in classroom presentations through hands-on experience. The MCC Automotive program maintains a dress code for all students for reasons of safety as well as meeting industry standards for professionalism. Students are required to follow the dress code and practice all rules of safety including, but not limited to: School provided safety glasses must be worn in the lab at all times. Clean blue/black work pants or blue/black jeans with NO holes in them are permitted. Sagging pants are not allowed and pant legs must be worn on the outside of the boots. Cotton MCC automotive provided t-shirts must be worn to all automotive classes. Black or brown leather work shoes or boots of a traditional work boot/shoe style must be tightly laced and tongue-in. NO jewelry of any kind may be worn at any time. Baseball caps are permitted with the bill facing forward. Knit black or blue skull caps may be worn when lab area temperatures fall below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The instructor reserves the right to dismiss a student from class or lab if clothing, appearance, or actions are deemed unacceptable or unsafe!