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General Course Information

 What you will learn in this course: This course prepares you for the challenges faced with your car and home. It includes choosing an insurance policy, performing basic maintenance and repair, choosing a quality repair facility, buying a car, handling roadside emergencies, diagnosing common problems, and communicating effectively with technicians – all while saving money and getting credit. The second half of the course will include the following: a guide to all basic home systems, solutions to fixing common household problems and emergencies, how and when to hire a professional contractor and catching small problems that could lead to big problems in the future.
How you will learn in this course: Student will explore the auto and home challenges through lecture, demo’s, guest speakers and lab work on both shop and personal vehicles.
Why this course is important: Students will learn basic information related to the operation and maintenance requirements that come along with owning a car and owning or renting a home.