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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 22, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 076 Communication Skills Transportation Applications II

3 credits
This course is exclusively for students enrolled in the I-BEST General Service Technician certificate of completion. It addresses industry specific vocabulary and language skills covered in the second term technical courses (AUTO 120  and AUTO 124 ).

Prerequisites: ABED 074 , TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , TRAN 113 , and TRAN 125 .

Corequisites: AUTO 120  and AUTO 124 .

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Identify important information in industry-specific texts, and skim and scan for main ideas and details
  • Recall and use vocabulary related to electrical starting, charging, and lighting systems
  • Explain the steps to diagnose engine, electrical, and electronic problems
  • Interpret wiring diagrams from digital workshop resources
  • Spell accurately to fill out car care service form
  • Write 3-4 related paragraphs to give instructions on performing a complete maintenance and inspection service
  • Explain how to safely raise and support a vehicle
  • Employ speaking strategies to work with customers to accurately fill out repair orders