Higher Education

Automotive Service Job Sheets for NATEF Task Mastery, 2nd Edition

  • Chris Hadfield Central Lakes College
  • ISBN-10: 1111137986  |  ISBN-13: 9781111137984
  • 816 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2008
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.25
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Overview

Help your students master the skills they need to succeed in the automotive industry, with nearly 200 hands-on lab and shop activities correlated to National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) tasks for all eight Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) systems. With content organized by technology area for convenient reference, this dynamic, full-color manual provides detailed illustrations with step-by-step instructions for all major service, diagnostic, and repair procedures, from engines to electronics. Extensive new and updated material makes the Second Edition of this valuable resource even more useful, with performance-based worksheets covering everything on the current NATEF Task List--more than 450 tasks in all! In addition, integrated assessment and critical thinking questions help students reflect on their work, enhance their understanding, and develop important real-world skills they can apply as working automotive professionals.

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Features and Benefits

  • Numerous full-color photos throughout the text clearly illustrate each service, diagnostic, and repair procedure, providing a useful visual guide to the step-by-step tasks students will need to perform.
  • A numerical rating scale (0-4) and rubric at the end of each job sheet allows you to evaluate and record student performance quickly and easily.

Table of Contents

1. The Automobile Industry.
2. Shop Procedures, Safety, Tools, and Equipment.
3. Vehicle Inspection.
4. Engine Operation and Service.
5. Cooling System Belts, Hoses, and Plumbing.
6. Electrical System Theory and Service.
7. Heating and Air Conditioning.
8. Engine Performance Diagnosis: Theory and Service.
9. Automotive Engine Service and Repair.
10. Brakes and Tires.
11. Suspension, Steering, and Alignment.
12. Drive Train.

What's New

  • The Second Edition features extensive new and updated content to provide inclusive coverage of the NATEF Task List, with nearly 200 hands-on activities encompassing more than 450 tasks in all eight ASE systems.
  • The text features an even stronger emphasis on critical thinking and forward assessment, with numerous task-specific questions to help students reflect on their work, deepen their understanding of the procedures, and build confidence in their growing skill set.
  • Standards-based formative assessment questions are integrated into every job sheet to make it easier to evaluate student progress and performance and identify any areas that may need reinforcement.
  • A new, text-specific Premium Website features electronic versions of the job sheets to offer convenient online access.
  • The text clearly identifies job sheets that cover closely connected or sequential procedures, giving students useful insights into the relationships among repair tasks as they are commonly performed by real-world technicians.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111138001 | ISBN-13: 9781111138004)

The Premium Website offers an online version of the Job Sheets.

List Price = $.00  | CengageBrain Price = $.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $.00

Instructor's Resource Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111137978 | ISBN-13: 9781111137977)

The Instructor Resources the Instructor Resources CD includes a tracking system for students’ completion of the NATEF tasks and Job Sheets based on the manual’s scoring rubric. This is an ideal way to rate and track students’ progress, and a great way to stay organized for NATEF program evaluations.

List Price = $49.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $49.00

Practical Problems in Mathematics: For Automotive Technicians  (ISBN-10: 1428335242 | ISBN-13: 9781428335240)

Comprehensive and easy to use, the revised and updated seventh edition covers practical math problems that automotive technicians will face on the job. The easy-to-read and well organized chapters of Practical Problems in Mathematics for Automotive Technicians, Seventh Edition feature step-by-step instructions, diagrams, charts, and examples that facilitate the problem-solving process while reinforcing key concepts. The presentation builds from the basics of whole-number operations to cover percentages, linear measurement, ratios, and the use of more advanced formulas. With a special section on graphs, scale reading of test meters, and invoices found in the workplace, this text is tailor-made for students in any automotive course of study!

List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00

Student Supplements

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111138001 | ISBN-13: 9781111138004)

Designed to help you succeed in your automotive course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.

List Price = $.00  | CengageBrain Price = $.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $.00

Instructor's Resource Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111137978 | ISBN-13: 9781111137977)

The Instructor Resources the Instructor Resources CD includes a tracking system for students’ completion of the NATEF tasks and Job Sheets based on the manual’s scoring rubric. This is an ideal way to rate and track students’ progress, and a great way to stay organized for NATEF program evaluations.

List Price = $49.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $49.00

Practical Problems in Mathematics: For Automotive Technicians  (ISBN-10: 1428335242 | ISBN-13: 9781428335240)

Comprehensive and easy to use, the revised and updated seventh edition covers practical math problems that automotive technicians will face on the job. The easy-to-read and well organized chapters of Practical Problems in Mathematics for Automotive Technicians, Seventh Edition feature step-by-step instructions, diagrams, charts, and examples that facilitate the problem-solving process while reinforcing key concepts. The presentation builds from the basics of whole-number operations to cover percentages, linear measurement, ratios, and the use of more advanced formulas. With a special section on graphs, scale reading of test meters, and invoices found in the workplace, this text is tailor-made for students in any automotive course of study!

List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Chris Hadfield

Chris has a decade of experience as an Automotive Technology instructor at secondary and post-secondary schools, including department chair and program coordinator positions. Before teaching, Chris was a master certified automotive technician working for a GM dealership, an independent, a retail store, and owning his own business. Chris has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Automotive Engineering Technology, with a minor in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Minnesota State University Mankato and he has a Master's of Education degree in Community College Teaching and Learning from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Providing a rare combination of high school and college teaching expertise, along with hands-on experience from the shop, Mr. Hadfield lends his critical eye to a variety of Delmar-Cengage Learning automotive publications, including Today's Technician: Basic Automotive Service & Systems and Automotive Service Job Sheets for NATEF Task Mastery. Mr. Hadfield holds an EdM from University of Illinois and a BS in Automotive Engineering Technology from Minnesota State University. He is also ASE Master Certified and ASE L1 Advanced Engine Performance Certified.