Motive Power Technician - Automotive (Co-op)

Courses

Motive Power Technician (Automotive) (Co-op)-2024/2025

Year 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
MOTP-1050Engine Fundamentals Theory2
This course will provide a study of the design features, materials, and operating principles of the internal combustion engine. This study will also be applied to rework, modification, and component failure analysis.
MOTP-1051Engine Fundamentals Lab1
This course will provide an in-depth study of the static and dynamic test procedures of the internal combustion engine. The student also learns to solve applied problems, perform laboratory experiments, write lab reports and analyze performance tests according to manufacturers' recommendations.
MOTP-1052Electrical Fundamentals Theory4
This course pertains to a study of the design features and operating principles of electrical systemssuch as cranking, charging, lighting, accessories systems, and electronic systems such as ignitionsystems.
MOTP-1053Electrical Fundamentals Lab1.5
This course will provide an in-depth study of the static and dynamic test procedures of electrical systems, such as cranking, charging, lighting, accessories systems, and electronic systems such as ignition systems. The student also learns to solve applied problems, perform laboratory experiments, write lab reports and analyze performance tests according to manufactures recommendations.
MOTP-1054Power Train Fundamentals Theory2
This course will provide an in-depth study of the design features and operating principles of power transmissions and drive line systems. The student will also learn to evaluate and describe problems logically.
MOTP-1055Power Train Fundamentals Lab1
This course will provide an in-depth study of the static and dynamic test procedures of power transmission and driveline systems. The student will also learn to evaluate system problems logically, describe and perform service repair procedures.
MOTP-1056Fuel & Emission Fundamentals Theory3
This course will provide a study of the design features and operating principles of selected fuel, intake, and exhaust systems as they apply to internal combustion engines and will include fuel production and system related theories.
MOTP-1057Fuel & Emission Fundamentals Lab1.5
This course will provide an in-depth study of the static and dynamic test procedures of selected fuel, intake, and exhaust systems as they apply to internal combustion engines. The student also learns to solve applied problems, perform laboratory experiments, write lab reports, and analyze performance tests according to manufactures' recommendations.
MOTP-1058Vehicle Control Fundamentals Theory3
This course will provide an in depth study of the design features and operating principles of vehicle suspension, steering and braking systems. The student will also learn to evaluate and describe system problems logically.
MOTP-1059Vehicle Control Fundamentals Lab1.5
This course will provide an in depth study of vehicle suspension, steering and braking systems. Students will learn to evaluate system problems logically, prescribe and effect corrective action, perform quality control comparative systems and service equipment efficiency tests, solve applied problems, perform laboratory experiments, write lab reports and analyze performance tests according to manufacturers' recommendations
MOTP-1060Technical Practices Theory3
This course will provide an in-depth study related to fasteners, bearings, seals, sealants, oxy-acetylene heating and cutting, electric arc and MIG welding. As related to the transportation industry students will study the fundamentals, purpose, styles, principle of operation, maintenance/testing, diagnosing, and specifications of HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), as well as fluid power hydraulic systems. Cabs and controls systems including truck, trailer and articulating coach combinations are also part of this course study.
MOTP-1061Technical Practices Lab1
This course will provide an in-depth study of the applied procedures related to fasteners, bearings, seals, sealants, oxy-acetylene heating and cutting, electric arc and MIG welding, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Applied procedures related to fluid power systems, cabs and controls systems and truck, trailer, and articulating coach combinations are also part of this course study. The student also learns to solve applied problems, perform laboratory experiments, write lab reports and analyze performance tests according to manufactures recommendations.
MATH-1162Applied Mathematics3
This course will provide students with the necessary mathematical knowledge and skills required to understand, interpret and find solutions for analytical problems in the motive power industry.
WRIT-1039Reason & Writing 1-Technology3
This course will introduce technology students to essential principles of reading, writing, and reasoning at the postsecondary level. Students will identify, summarize, analyze, and evaluate multiple short readings and write persuasive response essays to develop their vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and critical thinking.
MKTG-1047Marketing Principles3
This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of Marketing and Promotion. The course follows the Marketing and Promotion process from inception to delivery. The student will gain knowledge of Marketing definitions, market research, segmentation, targeting, data mining, demographics, and promotion design and delivery. They will also be exposed to current and future channels of marketing delivery, and ethical decision making. At the end of this course, students will use the knowledge gained to execute and present a limited marketing campaign for a small business.
ACAD-1007Skills for Success2
This course provides students with the opportunity to gain insight into their personal/learning styles and to develop academic mastery. Students will practice the skills needed to be successful college students and begin to formulate meaningful career plans. Students will establish a knowledge base of campus resources that support their success and will develop and/or enhance the academic skills critical for success.
COOP-1020Co-operative Education Employment Prep1
This workshop will provide an overview of the Co-operative Education consultants and students' roles and responsibilities as well as the Co-operative Education Policy. It will provide students with employment preparatory skills specifically related to co-operative education work assignments and will prepare students for their work term.

Year 2
Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Educatioin elective course.
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
MOTP-5017Automotive Engine Mechanical Systems Thy2
An in-depth study of the design features, and operating principles of piston-type heat engines. The student learns to evaluate system operation through an understanding of engine performance measurement techniques and performance measuring devices.
MOTP-5018Automotive Engine Mechanical Systems Lab1
This course will provide an in-depth study of the static and dynamic test procedures of the internal combustion engine. The student also learns to solve applied problems, perform laboratory experiments, write lab reports and analyze performance tests according to manufactures' recommendations. This course also includes the use of diagnostic tools, logical evaluation of complete engine systems or component diagnosis and repair.
MOTP-5019Automotive Electrical/Electronic Sys Thy4
This course will enable the student to conduct static and dynamic motive power electrical systems performance tests, analyze and evaluate electrical systems problems logically, prescribe and effect corrective service and repair measures to manufacturers' specifications, develop and conduct electrical systems quality control checks, perform comparative studies on motive power electrical systems equipment efficiency and communicate effectively with the public and customers.
MOTP-5020Automotive Electrical/Electronic Sys Lab1
This course will enable the student to conduct static and dynamic motive power electrical systems performance tests, analyze and evaluate electrical systems problems logically, prescribe and effect corrective service and repair measures to manufacturers' specifications, develop and conduct electrical systems quality control checks, perform comparative studies on motive power electrical systems equipment efficiency and communicate effectively with the public and customers
MOTP-5021Automotive Power Train Systems Theory2
This course will provide an in-depth study of the design features, operating principles, static and dynamic test procedures of power transmissions and driveline systems. The student also learns to evaluate system problems logically, prescribe and effect corrective action, and perform quality control comparative systems and service equipment efficiency tests.
MOTP-5022Automotive Power Train Systems Lab1
This course will provide an in depth study of the design features and operating principles of electronic automatic transmissions. Students will learn to evaluate system problems logically and prescribe corrective action.
MOTP-5023Automotive Fuel & Emission Systems Thy3
This course pertains to the in-depth study of function, design, operating principles of the engine management systems and test procedures of engine management systems. This course also includes the study of emission related environmental issues and an overview of current efforts to reduce emissions.
MOTP-5024Automotive Fuel & Emission Systems Lab1.5
This course pertains to the in-depth study of function, design, operating principles of the engine management systems and test procedures of engine management systems. The use of electronic diagnostic tools, logical evaluation of systems problems and exhaust gases will be used to complete system or component diagnosis and repair. This course also includes the study of emission related environmental issues and an overview of current efforts to reduce emissions.
MOTP-5025Automotive Vehicle Control Systems Thy3
This course will provide an in-depth study of the design features, operating principles, static and dynamic test procedures of automotive suspension systems, steering systems and braking systems. The student also learns to evaluate system problems logically, prescribe and effect corrective action, perform quality control comparative systems and service equipment efficiency tests and describe and perform service repair operations.
MOTP-5026Automotive Vehicle Control Systems Lab1.5
This course will provide an in depth study of design features, operating principles and inspection procedures of automotive suspension, steering and braking systems. Students will learn to evaluate system problems logically using repair information and service equipment in order to prescribe and effect corrective action.
MOTP-5027Automotive Climate Control Systems Thy1
This course will enable the student to conduct static and dynamic electronic climate control systems performance tests, analyze and evaluate problems logically, prescribe and effect corrective service and repair measures to manufacturers' specifications.
MOTP-5028Automotive Climate Control Systems Lab1
This course pertains to the in-depth study of function, design, operating principles of the electronic climate control system and test procedures of electronic climate control systems. The course will enable the student to conduct static and dynamic electronic climate control systems performance tests, analyze and evaluate problems logically, prescribe and effect corrective service and repair measures to manufacturers' specifications.
MOTP-5029Alternative Energy Vehicle Systems Thy2
This course will introduce the student to the environment and economic impact, practice, maintenance and repair of vehicle systems that utilize fuels such as CNG (compressed natural gas), LPG (liquefied propane gas), ethanol and others in both dedicated and hybrid applications. The student will be able to identify, inspect, adjust and repair these fuel system types.
MOTP-5030Alternative Energy Vehicle Systems Lab1
This course will introduce the student to the environment and economic impact, practice, maintenance and repair of vehicle systems that utilize fuels such as CNG (compressed natural gas), LPG (liquefied propane gas), ethanol and others in both dedicated and hybrid applications. The student will be able to identify, inspect, adjust and repair these fuel system types.
MGMT-5041Management Principles3
This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of the principles of leadership and management. A central concept of the course is that there is a general framework for understanding leadership and management principles that applies to all organizations--large or small, public or private, product-oriented or service-oriented. The student will gain knowledge of the importance of values and ethics, communicating, planning, decision making, organizing, leading, controlling, and innovating. At the end of this course, students may use the knowledge gained to formulate and present realistic, comprehensive plans to resolve issues.
MGMT-5043Applied Management Principles2
A case study based course with the objective to return a failing Dealer Service Department to profitability. Students will work individually or in groups online using the skills learned in MGMT 5041 Management Principles to address issues in the case study. MGMT 5043 Applied Management will introduce shop efficiency and profitability calculations to measure and track improvements. There will be situations introduced in all weeks to allow students to gain an understanding of warranty, goodwill policy and legal considerations that surface in the daily operation of a dealer service department. Dealing with personnel and customer issues is also a central part of the course. The individual student or groups will present the steps taken and the results of their project to return the Service Department to profitability in a final presentation.
MOTP-5014Applied Vehicle Dynamics3
This course will provide an in-depth study of the action of forces on vehicles and vehicle components either in motion or at rest. Applied problems of vehicle control, vehicle performance and handling, and applied engineering mechanics are incorporated in this course to illustrate the various forces to which vehicles are subjected.
COMM-3040Communications-Motive Power3
This course introduces students to forms of technical writing commonly found in the motive power workplace. Students learn to research, write, and format documents according to industry standards. As well, students learn to edit and take responsibility for the content of their own work.

Gen Ed - Electives
Take 3 General Education Credits -
Normally taken in Year 2

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 19 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program

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