NATEF Integrated Academic Skills
An automotive technician’s job description consists of far more than the performance of manipulative tasks required to service today’s complex vehicles. Successful technicians must possess an array of workplace skills and a unique blend of academic and technical skills.
The documents below contain a listing of communication, math, and science skills required of automotive technicians to effectively analyze, diagnose, service and/or repair today’s technically sophisticated automobiles. The documents provide guidance for those programs that wish to include academic skills as part of their accreditation.
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Integrated Academic Skills for Automobile training programs
Collision Repair and Refinish Applied Academics Manual
Medium/Heavy Truck Applied Academics Manual