Home / Automotive / Future mechanics tested on automotive knowledge

Future mechanics tested on automotive knowledge


By Julia Hart

Wenatchee High School tyro Courtney Archer listens as Sunnyside’s Tim Lyczewski of Tim’s Auto Repair reviews Archer’s measure on a energy systems apportionment of a skills contest. “She is kicking many of a boys on this station,” pronounced Lyczewski, who was one of a internal judges grading students’ performance.


By Julia Hart

Sunnyside High School automotive tyro Jorge Silva tests his believe of collection and collection in a 20-part exam compared with a automotive skills exam hold final Saturday. “It’s flattering critical that those operative in vehicle collection stores know a form of apparatus or partial a patron is acid for,” pronounced foe decider Dave Swails of Sunnyside’s Valley Auto Parts.

The group and women who will be creation a evidence decisions for your automotive repairs in a destiny pitched themselves opposite any other in a informal automotive skills foe hold this past Saturday in a Sunnyside High School automobile shop.

Seventeen high propagandize automotive students attending Central Washington automotive programs from Wenatchee to Yakima’s YV-Tech competed in timed events to check energy systems, brakes, brand automotive collection and tire rotations. Also, a immature tyro technicians were tested on use estimates, as good as integrity of costs associated to male hours and a pricing of automobile deputy collection to finish repairs.

Linda Cyr of Yakima, a Skills USA informal coordinator, pronounced skills foe is an critical step in a training of a subsequent era of automotive technicians.

“It is all about creation consumers’ vehicles protected on a road,” she explained.

The informal winners of a Central Region foe will allege to a State foe and from there will be given an event to foe on a inhabitant turn this entrance Jun in Kentucky, she said.

Judges for a Saturday morning foe were member of Sunnyside automotive correct shops. Prizes were supposing by Valley Auto Parts and KU Auto, all of Sunnyside.

The Sunnyside High School automobile emporium participants enclosed Ulises Barron, who placed fourth place in a informal contest; Danny Perales, who finished in ninth place and Jorge Silva in 11th place.

The subsequent step for a Skills USA Central Region winners is to attend a State foe this entrance Apr in Tacoma.

Article source: http://www.dailysunnews.com/news/2015/feb/05/future-mechanics-tested-automotive-knowledge/

Scroll To Top