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Automotive Technology - High Performance Powertrain

High Performance Powertrain Overview

 

High Performance Powertrains

The objective of our High Performance Powertrains concentration is to provide the student with up-to-date specialty training in many high-performance applications of diesel and automotive upgrades. Student will receive training theory, hands-on repair and diagnosis of modern hi-tech diesel vehicles and gasoline powered vehicles with an emphasis on performance.

Course Objectives

Students can apply themselves to learn:

  • Engine block design
  • Rotating and reciprocating assemblies
  • Performance camshaft and valvetrain variations
  • Fuel injection management systems
  • Ignition control systems
  • Systems upgrades
  • Electronic engine management system
  • Computer reprogramming and calibration for outcome parameters
  • Modifications and power train tuning for improved performance
  • Chassis dynamometer verification of performance outcomes

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for students who specialize in high performance powertrains may include:

  • Engine Builder
  • Street Rod Builder
  • Race Team Technician
  • Performance Engine Tuning
  • Aftermarket Parts Research and Development

Request more information on the High Performance Powertrain specialty course.


Campuses that offer High Performance Powertrain

Other Specialties in the Automotive Technology Core*

Important Consumer Information and Disclosures

  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Blairsville Campus Program Disclosures.
  • Blairsville Completion rates for this program*:
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013, 64% completed within 100% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 100% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013, 68.3% completed within 150% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 150% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)

* For information regarding assumptions made in establishing these completion rates, click here

* Not all courses and specialties offered at all locations.


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