ELECTRICAL


NATEF Task Area A6

Electrical Curriculum

Course Outline
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NATEF Task List

Bulldog Repair Order for NATEF Task

 

 

Safety Module
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Module 1 - Electrical Theory
(If you completed Safety first semester, Start Here)
Electrical On-Line Assignments
Schematic Symbols Worksheet PPT
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Take Quiz
Chapter 8 Basic Electricity and Electronics PPT
View & Print Worksheet
Take Quiz
Circuit Control Devices PDF
View & Print Worksheet
NEW Quiz !!!
The Digital Multi-Meter (DVOM) PPT
Worksheet
Take Quiz
Conductors, Insulators, and Semi-Conductors PPT
Take Quiz
Soldering Soldering Video mp4
Soldering Video flv
LAB - Soldering
DC Wiring Circuit Construction Simulator Play
LP - Learning to Read Wiring Diagrams PDF
 
Electrical Circuit Sequenced Group Labs Class Activity
Lemon - Potato Battery Lab Lemon Battery Video
Lemon Battery Page
Voltage Potential Chart
Lemon Battery Worksheet
 
Color Coding Schematics Worksheets Instructor-led Activity
  PPT
Color Coding Schematics #1 View & Print
Color Coding Schematics #2 View & Print
Color Coding Schematics #3 View & Print
Color Coding Schematics #4 View & Print
   
 
DC Wiring Circuit Construction Simulator
(Simple Circuit Simulator)
View & Print Sign-off Sheet
PPT
Simulator
Chapter 37 Lighting, Instrumentation, Wipers, and Horns PPT
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Quiz
Simple Circuit Building Practice - Worksheet 1 PPT
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Simple Circuit Building Practice - Worksheet 2 PPT
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Simple Circuit Building Practice - Worksheet 3 PPT
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Simple Circuit Building Practice - Worksheet 4 PPT
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Simple Circuit Building Practice - Worksheet 5A PPT
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Simple Circuit Building Practice - Worksheet 5B PPT
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Simple Circuit Building Practice - Worksheet 6 View & Print
Build Electrical Trainer - Lab See Instructor for kit
 
Charging System Diagnosis View
 
Electrical System Labs All-Data Pro
A6 A- General Electrical System Diagnosis

Labs

A1 Complete work order to include customer information,
Vehicle identifying information, customer concern, related
service history, cause, and correction.
P-1 LAB
A2 Identify and interpret electrical/electronic system concern; determine necessary action. (Do this in conjunction with A13) P-1

LAB

A13 Inspect and test fusible links, circuit breakers, and fuses; determine necessary action. (Do this in conjunction with A2) P-1

LAB

A3 Research applicable vehicle and service information, such as electrical/electronic system operation, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins. P-1 VIN Guide
A4 Locate and interpret vehicle and major component identification numbers. LAB
A5 Diagnose electrical/electronic integrity of series, parallel and series-parallel circuits using principles of electricity (Ohm’s Law). P-1 LAB
A6 Use wiring diagrams during diagnosis of electrical circuit problems. P-1
A7 Demonstrate the proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM) during diagnosis of electrical circuit problems, including: source voltage, voltage drop, current flow, and resistance. P-1 Covered in
Simple Circuits 1
A8 Check electrical circuits with a test light; determine necessary action. P-2 Using a Test Light
PPT
LAB
A9 Check electrical/electronic circuit waveforms; interpret readings and determine needed repairs. P-2 LAB
A10 Check electrical circuits using fused jumper wires; determine necessary action. P-2 LAB
A11 Locate shorts, grounds, opens, and resistance problems in electrical/electronic circuits; determine necessary action. P-1 LAB
A12 Measure and diagnose the cause(s) of excessive parasitic draw; determine necessary action. P-1 LAB
A14 Inspect and test switches, connectors, relays, solenoid solid state devices, and wires of electrical/electronic circuits; perform necessary action. P-1 LAB
A15 Remove and replace terminal end from connector; replace connectors and terminal ends. P-1 LAB
A16 Repair wiring harness (including CAN/BUS systems). P-1
A17 Perform solder repair of electrical wiring. P-1 LAB
A18 Identify location of hybrid vehicle high voltage circuit disconnect (service plug) location and safety procedures. P-2 LAB
 
Battery On-Line Assignments

Media

Workbook

Quiz

Chapter 29 Automotive Batteries PPT View Quiz
Chapter 30 Battery Testing & Service (Ch 29 newer text) PPT View Quiz
 
Battery Videos      
Battery Electrical Chemistry Video 1
Battery Power Source Video 2
Lead-Acid Battery Video 3
 
Battery Labs   Battery Catalog
A6 B- Battery Diagnosis and Service      
B1 Perform battery state-of-charge test; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
B2 Perform battery capacity test; confirm proper battery capacity for vehicle application; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
B3 Maintain or restore electronic memory functions. P-1   LAB
B4 Inspect, clean, fill, and/or replace battery, battery cables, connectors, clamps, and hold-downs. P-1   LAB
B5 Perform battery charge. P-1   LAB
B6 Start a vehicle using jumper cables or an auxiliary power supply. P-1   LAB
B7 Identify high voltage circuits of electric or hybrid electric vehicle and related safety precautions. P-3   LAB
B8 Identify electronic modules, security systems, radios, and other accessories that require reinitialization or code entry following battery disconnect. P-1   LAB
B9 Identify hybrid vehicle auxiliary (12v) battery service, repair and test procedures. P-3   LAB
 
Electric Vehicle Safety Training Page
ELECTRIC VEHICLE SAFETY TRAINING FOR EMERGENCY RESPONDERS PDF
Emergency Responder Training for Advanced Electric Drive Vehicles PDF-Part 1
PDF-Part 2
PDF-Part 3
 
Starter On-Line Assignments

Media

Workbook Quiz
Chapter 30 Starting System Fundamentals PPT View Quiz
Chapter 31 Starting System Testing and Repair PPT View Quiz
 
Starter Videos      
Starting System Video 1
Download VLC
Media Player
Starter Motor Principles Video 2
Starter Motor Construction Video 3
Starter Motor Magnets Video 4
Starter Motor Engagement Video 5
Starter Switch Operation Video 6
 
Starter Labs      
A6 C- Starting System Diagnosis and Repair      
C1 Perform starter current draw tests; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
C2 Perform starter circuit voltage drop tests; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
C3 Inspect and test starter relays and solenoids; determine necessary action. P-2   LAB
C4 Remove and install starter in a vehicle. P-1   LAB
C5 Inspect and test switches, connectors, and wires of starter control circuits; perform necessary action. P-2   LAB
C6 Differentiate between electrical and engine mechanical problems that cause a slow-crank or no-crank condition. P-2   LAB
 
Charging System On-Line Assignments

Media

Workbook Quiz
Chapter 33 Charging System Fundamentals PPT View Quiz
Chapter 34 Charging System Diagnosis, Testing and Repair PPT View Quiz
 
Charging System Videos      
Charging System Fundamentals Video 1
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Media Player
Alternator Principles Video 2
Alternating Current Video 3
Alternator Components Video 4
Alternator Cooling Fan Video 5
Charging the Battery Video 6
 
Charging System Labs      
A6 D- Charging System Diagnosis and Repair      
D1 Perform charging system output test; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
D2 Diagnose charging system for the cause of undercharge, no-charge, and overcharge conditions. P-1   LAB
D3 Inspect, adjust, or replace generator (alternator) drive belts, pulleys, and tensioners; check pulley and belt alignment. P-1   LAB
D4 Remove, inspect, and install generator (alternator). P-1   LAB
D5 Perform charging circuit voltage drop tests; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
 
Lighting, Instrumentation, Wipers, and Horns On-Line Assignments

Media

Workbook Quiz
 
Lighting and Instrumentation Videos      
Lighting System Video 1
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Media Player
Stoplights Video 2
Headlamps Video 3
HID Headlamps Video 4
Gages Video 5
Temperature Indicators Video 6
 
Lighting Systems Labs      
A6 E - Lighting Systems Diagnosis and Repair      
E1 Diagnose the cause of brighter than normal, intermittent, dim, or no light operation; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
E2 Inspect, replace, and aim headlights and bulbs. P-2   LAB
E3 Inspect and diagnose incorrect turn signal or hazard light operation; perform necessary action. P-2   LAB
E4 Identify system voltage and safety precautions associated with high intensity discharge headlights. P-2   LAB
 
Gauges, Warning System Labs   All-Data Pro
A6 F- Gauges, Warning Devices, and Driver Information Systems Diagnosis and Repair      
F1 Inspect and test gauges and gauge sending units for cause of abnormal gauge readings; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
F2 Inspect and test connectors, wires, and printed circuit boards of gauge circuits; determine necessary action. P-3   LAB
F3 Diagnose the cause of incorrect operation of warning devices and other driver information systems; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
F4 Inspect and test sensors, connectors, and wires of electronic (digital) instrument circuits; determine necessary action. P-3   LAB
 
Horn and Wiper/Washer Labs      
A6 G- Horn and Wiper/Washer Diagnosis and Repair      
G1 Diagnose incorrect horn operation; perform necessary action. P-1   LAB
G2 Diagnose incorrect wiper operation; diagnose wiper speed control and park problems; perform necessary action. P-1   LAB
G3 Diagnose incorrect washer operation; perform necessary action. P-2   LAB
 
Sound Systems, and Power Accessories
On-Line Assignments
    Quiz
Chapter 38 Sound Systems, and Power Accessories PPT View Quiz
 
Accessories Videos      
Remote Key System Video 1
Optical Type Sensors Video 2
 
Accessories Labs   All-Data Pro
A6 H- Accessories Diagnosis and Repair      
H1 Diagnose incorrect operation of motor-driven accessory circuits; determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
H2 Diagnose incorrect heated glass, mirror, or seat operation; determine necessary action. P-3   LAB
H3 Diagnose incorrect electric lock operation (including remote keyless entry); determine necessary action. P-1   LAB
H4 Diagnose incorrect operation of cruise control systems; determine necessary action. P-3 LAB
H5 Diagnose supplemental restraint system (SRS) concerns; determine necessary action. P-1
H6 Disarm and enable the airbag system for vehicle service. P-1   LAB
H7 Diagnose radio static and weak, intermittent, or no radio reception; determine necessary action. P-3   LAB
H8 Remove and reinstall door panel. P-1   LAB
H9 Diagnose body electronic system circuits using a scan tool; determine necessary action. P-2   LAB
H10 Check for module communication (including CAN/BUS systems) errors using a scan tool. P-2   LAB
H11 Diagnose the cause of false, intermittent, or no operation of anti-theft systems. P-3   LAB
H12 Describe the operation of keyless entry/remote-start systems. P-3   LAB
H13 Perform software transfers, software updates, or flash reprogramming on electronic modules. P-3   LAB
 
 
Electrical/Electronic Systems Task Priority Breakdown
P‐1 = 39 _____No. Completed (95% ‐ 37 Required for NATEF)
P‐2 = 13 _____No. Completed (80% ‐ 9 Required for NATEF)
P‐3 = 10 _____No. Completed (50% ‐ 5 Required for NATEF)