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Randolph County Development Center
Breakfast and Lunch served.
(See bulletin boards or the website for menus
and prices.)

Law Enforcement Training Academy.
The gym and weight room are available to
BRTC students and staff, M-F, at various times.
Schedules will be posted outside of the gym.
For more information, phone 870-248-4190.
                                                         Black River Technical College seeks to be in compliance with both the spirit and the letter of
AUTO REPAIR                                               the law as stated in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation ACT, as amended, and the Americans
                                                         with Disabilities Act. Students seeking ADA accomodations must contact Rachel Koons, P.O.
Mechanical service and body work, including               Box 468, Pocahontas, AR 72455. Phone 870-248-4000, ext 4014, or fax 870-248-4100, or
                                                                                    e-mail rachel.koons@blackrivertech.org.
paint jobs, are available on 1994 models and
                                                             Contact must be made two weeks prior to the beginning of each enrollment period.
up. See instructors for details on this “cost-
recovery” service.
                                                                           BRTC Recruitment Office
CHILD CARE                                                          P.O. Box 468 - 1410 Highway 304 East
Free child care for qualifying BRTC students.                               Pocahontas, AR 72455
Call 870-892-7755 for more information.                                    870-248-4000, ext. 4157

TUTORING                                                                       www.blackrivertech.edu
Math and English tutors are available for all
BRTC students on the Pocahontas campus.                                P.O. Box 1565 - 1 Black River Drive
Tutoring hours are posted outside of tutoring                                 Paragould, AR 72450
room (AD132).                                                                    870-239-0969

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                                                                           Two-Year Certificate
                                                           First Semester                                           Credits
 With the rapid changes in technology within the auto                                                                           Graduates of the two-year Automotive Service
                                                           AST 1023 Automotive Electrical Accessories               3 hours
industry, the auto technician must not only be familiar     AST 1045 Automotive Electrical Systems                  5 hours     Technology program possess skills, which are
   with the equipment, but also will need to develop        AST 1056 Automotive Engines                             6 hours      in great demand in the automobile service
  skills to accurately and quickly diagnose problems.      *CA 1903 Introduction to Computer Concepts               3 hours                  and repair industry.
                                                           (* Required for Master Technician Certification ONLY.)
    Automotive technology is rapidly increasing in         MATH 0013 Pre-Algebra OR                                 3 hours
                                                                                                                                   The field of employment for automotive
sophistication and most training authorities strongly      MATH 0023 Introductory Algebra
                                                                                                                                technicians is expected to increase for several
recommend that the individuals seeking automotive
 technician jobs complete a formal training program        Second Semester                                                     years, primarily due to the increasing number of
    after graduating from high school. Automotive                                                                                         automobiles in our society.
                                                           AST 1033 Automotive Fuel Systems                         3 hours
training in a post-secondary program provides more
                                                           AST 1075 Automotive Ignition Systems                     5 hours
    thorough career preparation than high school           AST 1086 Automotive Emissions Systems                    6 hours
                                                                                                                                Benefits offered by the BRTC program include a
programs and enhances the individual’s opportunity         COM 1013 Career Communications OR                        3 hours    two-year certificate and a shop equipped with the
             for employment in this field.                 ENG 1003 Freshman English I OR                                        latest and most modern diagnostic equipment
                                                           SCOM 1203 Oral Communications                                                       found in this area.
   The Automotive Service Technology program is a
   two-year Master Technician Certificate program,                                                                               Service stations, specialty shops, independent
  but is offered as 2 one-year speciality certificates.
                                                                                                                                 garages, fleet garages, and auto dealers are all
  The Electrical-Engine Speciality Certificate and the
Powertrain-Systems Speciality Certificate will be com-
                                                                                                                                seeking auto technicians with the skills learned
bined with Introduction to Computer Concepts for the                                                                           in advanced training programs, such as the BRTC
            Master Technician Certificate.                                                                                                     certificate program.
                                                           Third Semester                                           Credits
      Students enrolled in the Automotive Service
                                                           AST 1006 Auto Transmissions and Transaxles               6 hours
       Technology program at BRTC will have the
                                                           AST 1015 Automotive Manual Drive Trains                  5 hours
    opportunity to use state-of-the-art equipment to
                                                           AST 1043 Automotive Drive Axles                          3 hours
 inspect and diagnose engines and other components,
     as well as, become familiar with computerized         Fourth Semester
   diagnostic tools. Upon completion of the program,
  students will have skills that are necessary for most    AST 1003 Auto Heating and Air Conditioning               3 hours
  employment sites, as well as a strong foundation to      AST 1026 Auto Suspension and Steering                    6 hours
  build upon should the student consider a specialty.      AST 1065 Automotive Brakes                               5 hours
     Career specialization options for a student are
   driveability, air conditioning, front-end, brake, and
                                                           Total Program Hours:                                     62 hours
transmission. Students who successfully complete the
  Automotive Service Technician program will qualify
                     for certification by
         Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

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