Randolph County Development Center
Breakfast and Lunch served.
(See bulletin boards or the website for menus
GYM & WEIGHT ROOM
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
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-
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
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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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).