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Transportation Technology Training

UWL offers 2 GRAD credits

EDS 500, section 731

Course dates: July 10–30, 2017 (30 hours as arranged)
Western Technical College, La Crosse, Wis.

Target audience:  Grade 6-14 Automotive Technology instructors

This course is being offered in conjunction with the 2017 Summer Training Institute for Automotive instructors held on campus at Western Technical College in La Crosse, Wis. This event is sponsored by the Foundation of the Wisconsin Auto & Truck Dealers Association. The four-day automotive technology workshop will include speakers, classroom instruction, laboratory demonstrations, industry tours, and hands-on activities based upon the NATEF ASE standards. Course participants will attend all daily sessions. After completing the four days of activities all participants must submit a document describing how the knowledge and skills gained will be used at their local school.

The institute will feature keynote speaker Matt Kirchner, president of LAB Midwest. Sectional offerings will include: Snap-on Scanner and Scope training, Using a DMM, Tire Technology, Teaching Auto Body, NATEF Accreditation Teams, Using a DSO for diagnostics, CDX online training, Real World Service Programming, and local industry tours.

WI Teaching Standards: 1, 2, 4, 6 and 10

Course syllabus

Instructor: Joseph Ciontea

Workshop registration is separate from credit course registration.

Workshop fee is separate and in addition to credit tuition fee. Two GRAD credits are available to participants. The student must attend the workshop to receive credit.

University credit application and instructions for GRAD credit. This application form is also available at the workshop with the instuctor, Joseph Ciontea.

Questions, please contact: Briana Meuer, Credit Coordinator, 608.785.6513 or