The Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts (AXC) program has been developed in collaboration with automotive business owners and classic car enthusiasts from the Inland Valley. This two-year automotive program allows students to gain the necessary confidence and hands-on experience needed to enter the automotive industry. Students will explore concepts and build skills in basic mechanics, diagnosis and service, auto body, metal fabrication and restoration.
The curriculum is designed to prepare students for continued study and work in college or in the workplace.
Automotive 101 – "Auto Boot-Camp"
Automotive 101 – Auto Boot Camp is the first class in the two-year automotive program. In this one semester class, students will develop workplace attitudes and behaviors, identify and demonstrate basic safety standards, work area care techniques and vehicle maintenance skills. Students who successfully complete Automotive 101 will be eligible to enroll in Automotive 102.
Automotive 102 – Brakes & Systems
Automotive 102 is the second class in the two-year automotive program. In this one semester class, students will receive training in diagnostics, wiring & schematic readings, electrical systems, brakes and transmissions. Students who successfully complete Automotive 102 will be eligible to enroll in Automotive 201.
The CTEC automotive program is funded through the generous support of private donors and Sustaining Partners. To become a Sustaining Partner or to make a tax-deductible donation, please visit www.TLCfairplex.org, click on “donate now” and choose CTEC Auto/AXC as the designation.