About the Program

Ford ASSET is a two-year post-secondary program offered by Broward County Public Schools at Sheridan Technical College.  The program’s articulation agreements with the local community colleges allow students to earn college credit at Sheridan and during cooperative education at dealerships in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties.  Graduates receive an Associate degree, a technical program certificate of completion, and a manufacturer’s certification in all areas of automotive repair.

The chart below shows the typical courses required to complete the Ford ASSET program:

DATESCollege TermCollegeSheridan Technical College Class
Aug – Oct1-2Intro Computer Applications (12 week – 1 night) CGS1100Intro to Automotive Technology AER1010 – & – Electrical Systems AER1300
Oct – Dec1-4Intro Computer App continued CGS1100Work Experience #1 AER2949
Jan – Mar2-2Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective Economics (12 week – 1 night) ECO2013Automotive Electronics AER1310 – & – Steering and Suspension AER2450
Mar – May2-4Soc/Beh Sciences continued ECO2013Work Experience #2 AER2949
May – June3-2Applied Math (6 week – 2 nights) MTB1310 – or – Applied Algebra (6 week – 2 night) MAC1105Heating and AC AER2171 – & – Brake Systems AER2410
June – Aug3-3Work Experience #3 AER2949
Aug – Oct1-2Humanities Elective General Psychology (12 week – 1 night) PSY2012Work Experience #4 AER2949
Oct – Dec1-4PHY2012 (continued)Automotive Engine Repair AER1111
Jan – Mar2-2Composition (12 week – 1 night) ENC1101Work Experience #5 AER2949
Mar – May2-4Composition continued ENC1101Automatic Transmissions AER2251 – & – Manual Transmissions and Drive Lines AER2230
May – June3-2MAKE UP (6 week – 2 nights) Applied Math MTB1310 – or – Applied Algebra MAC1105Work Experience #6 Sheridan Requirement
June – Aug3-3Speech (6 week – 2 nights) SPC1024Engine Performance AER2520 – & – Advanced Eng Performance AER2523

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